Tag: Lawsuit

Ex-employee files gender discrimination lawsuit against Sony Playstation

An ex-employee of Sony Playstation has charged her former employer with a gender discrimination lawsuit and wrongful termination. Emma Majo, who worked as an...

Tesla faces racism lawsuit, to shell out $137 mn

Owen Diaz, a former Black contract elevator operator at Tesla, sued the Company saying he was discriminated against for being Black and even asked...

Google accused of underpaying women, may have to pay $600 mn...

Google is now facing a gender-pay lawsuit which was given class-action status by a San Francisco state judge. That means, the four main petitioners...

Employee complains, Facebook being probed for racial bias

A Black employee and two Black job applicants have accused Facebook of racial bias in terms of hiring and promotions. The US Equal Employment...

‘Amazon discriminates against Blacks’, alleges employee

Charlotee Newman, a 38-year old Black employed at Amazon atWeb Services has alleged discrimination against Blacks within the organisation. She accuses the Company of...

$2.6 mn in back pay, $3.8 mn in settlement by Google

A compliance audit a few years ago had brought to light that Google had been underpaying its women employees and was discriminating against Asians...

Fired employee wins lawsuit against Jaguar Land Rover

Termination of an employee for taking 808 days of sick leave made him charge his employer, Jaguar Land Rover, of ‘wrongful termination’. Apparently, the said...

Pinterest settles discrimination suit, pays $20 mn to Ex-COO

Pinterest settled a gender discrimination case with Francoise Brougher, its former COO, for $20 million. Brougher had alleged that she was fired because she...

Tesla lawsuit to end as former employee agrees to pay $400,000

Martin Tripp, former process technician at Tesla, has agreed to pay $400,000 to settle a lawsuit, wherein he stands accused of tipping reporters on...

TCS to pay $140 million fine; employees allegedly stole intellectual property

Indian IT services company, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), is facing a fine of $140 million as its employees have been accused of stealing intellectual...

Former COO of Pinterest alleges gender bias

Francoise Brougher, former chief operating officer, Pinterest, has filed a case alleging her former employer of gender bias. She claims she was terminated when...

Gay employee accuses Citigroup of discrimination

A gay employee of Citigroup, New York, has alleged that he had to face demotion and discrimination for having raised his voice against harassment. The...

Ex-employee voluntarily dismisses lawsuit against Cognizant

Ravindra Guyyala, a former employee of Cognizant, had recently filed a lawsuit against the current and former board members of the multinational IT company,...

AWS employee sued for joining Google

Brian Hall, who worked with Amazon’s cloud business, Amazon Web Service (AWS), has been sued by his former employer for joining competitor, Google Cloud. Amazon...

$5.7 million overtime compensation for ex-Cognizant staff

American multinational information technology giant, Cognizant, will be paying $5.7 million to compensate its former employees who had alleged that they had been underpaid...

Wipro accused of favouring South Asians & Indians in the US

Five former employees of Wipro in the US, have accused the Company of employment discrimination against people who are not of Indian origin or...

Can employees start out on their own while still employed?

When a former architect in Apple’s custom processors wing left the Company after nine years to start his own venture, he was sued by...

McDonald’s sued for not addressing sexual harassment cases

A lawsuit has been filed against Mc Donald’s by its employees in a Michigan court, alleging that the fast-food chain takes no action in...

It’s illegal to target digital ads/jobs, on the basis of gender,...

The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has ruled against seven companies that posted ads on Facebook, to publicise vacancies such that the ads...

Uber determined not to treat drivers as employees

Uber Technologies has been caught up in a legal argument wherein the Company has been trying to prove that its drivers are simply independent...

Former American employee of Happiest Minds alleges discrimination against non-Indians

Former employee of Happiest Minds, Tami Sulzberg, has filed a lawsuit accusing the IT company of giving preference to South Asians while hiring, and...

IBM fired almost a lakh employees in five years

IBM is reported to have laid off almost 100,000 employees in the past five years, in trying to ensure a more millennial-dominated workplace. An ex-vice...

Transgender employee wins lawsuit against employer

Anastasia, a Russian transgender woman in her early 40s, has filed a lawsuit against her employer for firing her after she underwent a gender...

Ex-employee demands $900,000 as compensation

Kraken, the US-based cryptocurrency exchange, is facing a lawsuit wherein a former trading desk manager has accused the Company of not paying the 10...

American firm’s strict appearance policy costs it US$ 4.9 mn

United Parcel Service (UPS), an American package delivery company, will pay US$ 4.9 million towards settlement of a religious discrimination lawsuit. The Company was...

Former American employee accuses Wipro of discrimination

Rex Trewin has demanded a jury trial following a series of issues that affected his employment and contributed to his termination.

Google sued yet again by another former employer

Lee, a woman software engineer, alleged that Google has a "bro-culture" that allowed her to be sexually harassed daily, and that the Company did nothing to intervene.

 

Google gets sued by ex-employer for ‘No right to speak’

The complainant has alleged that Google forces workers to spy on each other through a programme called ’Stopleaks’ that requires them to report the disclosure of confidential information.

Ex-employees of Disney sued the company for hiring Indians

These former IT employees filed a lawsuit in Florida claiming that the company had discriminated against them by firing them and replacing them with Indians.

Sacked techie wins lawsuit against HCL

As per the ID Act, any person employed by any industry to do manual, skilled, unskilled, technical, operational, clerical or supervisory work for hire or reward, is a ‘workman’.

Job cuts at CNN, affected staff to be informed soon

A ‘gut punch’ is what Chris Licht, CEO, CNN rightly described the announcement of layoff plans as. Licht recently sent a memo to the...

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Change of guard at P&G

Procter & Gamble has announced the elevation of Bala Puroshothaman to global CHRO. He will be stepping into the shoes of Tracey Grabowski who...

‘Work from office 4 days a week’: Snapchat to employees

Snapchat has asked its employees to come in to office for 80 per cent of the time, that is, four days a week. The...

Hinduja Group rejigs HR leadership

Ashok Leyland, the commercial vehicle manufacturer and part of the Hinduja Group has announced the appointment of Sanjay V Jorapur as its new president...

Job cuts at CNN, affected staff to be informed soon

A ‘gut punch’ is what Chris Licht, CEO, CNN rightly described the announcement of layoff plans as. Licht recently sent a memo to the...

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“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

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