Levi’s Executive Leaves $1 Million Severance to Speak Her Mind

Levi’s jeans are displayed at a Kohl’s store in Colma, Calif., Friday, Nov. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Levi’s brand president Jennifer Sey quit and walked away from one million dollars because she claims the company tried to silence her after she spoke out against COVID-19 school closures.

“More than 20 years ago, I joined Levi’s. I quit so I could be free,” Sey tweeted, linking to her essay published on Bari Weiss’s Substack newsletter.

“Every day, a dossier of my tweets and all of my online interactions were sent to the CEO by the head of corporate communications,” Sey writes. “At one meeting of the executive leadership team, the CEO made an offhand remark that I was ‘acting like Donald Trump.’ I felt embarrassed and turned my camera off to collect myself.”

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