Former Universal executives cleared in rush to judgement cases
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Two former executives at Universal who were fired under a cloud of undisclosed “inappropriate conduct” allegations, have now had their names cleared.
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The studio’s former president of marketing Josh Goldstein is set to receive $20 million from the Comcast-owned studio in an arbitration judgment, according to Deadline.
Fired Universal EVP Seth Byers has also been cleared of his 2018 termination.
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An arbitration ruling determined that Universal Pictures rushed to judgment against the men, although the precise details of why they were removed wasn't revealed.
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Specific details of the arbitration judgment remain sealed between the parties.
Universal is not expected to fight the multimillion-dollar decision.
Byers also received a payout and a letter of exoneration.
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NBCUniversal had no comment on the matter when contacted by Deadline.
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