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Discrimination suit against Panasonic heats up [USA]

Author: Hugh R. Morley, Record (USA), Published on: 25 March 2014

Records of any employee complaints of discrimination and retaliation going back 24 years are the focus of a...battle in the suit filed by three female African-American executives at Panasonic Corp. of America who claim they were passed over for promotions due to discrimination...The three executives...filed their suit in Superior Court in Newark a year ago. All three remain employed by the company. The suit claims that Panasonic..."engaged in a continuing pattern and practice of disparate treatment, discrimination and retaliation against [non-Asian] minority and female employees." The women...claim that for years they have been the victims of discrimination that has stunted their careers and depressed their earning ability. Panasonic denies the allegations...[Also refers to Audi (part of Volkswagen), Best Buy, Walmart]

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