New York: A US court has upheld a class claim of sex discrimination filed against Larsen and Turbo Infotech, a subsidiary of Indian conglomerate L&T, by its former employee who has alleged she was fired from her job after she informed the company she was pregnant.
The lawsuit has been brought by New York attorney Krishnan Chittur on behalf of Deepa Shanbhag and 1,500 past and present women employees.
In the lawsuit, which seeks USD 20 million in damages, Shanbhag had alleged that L&T Infotech discriminated against its female employees on the basis of sex with respect to job assignment, compensation and created a "hostile and abusive climate" for them.
It alleges that L&T Infotech "discriminated against her and other employees on grounds of sex and pregnancy"....more
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