“The Recording Academy and Deborah Dugan have agreed to resolve their variations and to maintain the phrases of their settlement non-public,” learn a brief assertion from each events after an arbitration listening to.
Dugan was terminated on March 2, 2020 after being positioned on administrative go away that January. Either side traded accusations, with Dugan attacking the old-school cronyism within the group and the Academy firing again with tales of bullying within the office and administration points.
Information of the settlement arrives simply after the official announcement of latest co-presidents of the Recording Academy. Valeisha Butterfield Jones and Panos Panay will take workplace efficient Aug. 16 underneath president and CEO Harvey Mason Jr.