Mediation in Action April 21, 2017 A 51-year-old female systems network administrator alleged that her employer discriminated against her on the basis of her sex and her age. She was a long time employee who had received promotions and satisfactory evaluations under her prior manager. Her new manager began to treat her differently than her younger male coworkers by speaking to her harshly, giving her write-ups for minor mistakes, giving her poor evaluations, and decreasing her work assignments and did not treat the younger male coworkers similarly. Prior to the mediation, complainant retired and found another position elsewhere. The parties agreed to mediation and a settlement was reached. Respondent agreed to pay complainant the sum of $17,500.