Does Fired CBS News Producer Suspected of Leaking Amy Robach Video Have a Wrongful Termination Case?

  • The Wrap
Ashley Bianco was fired by CBS News this week after her former employer, ABC News, determined she had accessed footage of “20/20” host Amy Robach that was later leaked. On Friday, Bianco said she “never” leaked the clip to the right-wing advocacy group Project Veritas or anyone else — but even if she did, why should CBS News fire her over what might have happened at her previous job?

The episode raises the question of whether Bianco, a young producer who had only worked at CBS for four days before she was let go, could sue for wrongful termination.

But two veteran employment attorneys told TheWrap that since New York, where CBS News employed her, is an “at will” state Bianco likely has no legal grounds to challenge her abrupt dismissal.

Also Read: Fired CBS News Producer Denies She Leaked ABC's Amy Robach Hot Mic Tape in Megyn Kelly Interview

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