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Mullen just fired about 10 people today. Like wtf is going on

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Uh they’re terrible?

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Yes I know for a fact it was all women

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Maybe they had a ton of female whistle blowers they didn’t want to deal with

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Oh shit. That sends a message. They’re all going to go freelance for DMA now. 💪💪

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Maybe they had a ton of women working there. Easy to make judgments without knowing the full picture

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Were they really all women?

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They got laid off because they were part of the original LoweProfero creative team, which happened to be mostly women. When they merged with Mullen to become MullenLowe, they brought in upper management from Boston and all the good work went to new hires or other creatives brought in from Boston. It’s been a divisive office for over a year, with the original creatives feeling like the red headed step-children. They’ve been posting openings, so clearly they were just trying to clean house

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Was it layoffs or firing?

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Which office?

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Seriously wtf is going on in NY right now. Why is it so bad out here

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WTF. All women in NY?

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@C1 layoffs, NY office

NY layoffs

Did they lose an account? What's the story?

The article I read said it was 7% of the agency’s workforce (so if 10 people, that’s 10 out of 142-143 people total). Layoffs across different departments and levels, and only women? How is that not weird?

Partly true. But they were hired when Mullen was already in. And there were direct MullenLowe folks in the layoffs too.

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