A former IT security analyst at Sony PlayStation has one legal action against the company on Monday for gender-based discrimination and unlawful dismissal after speaking at the company about “discrimination against women”.
Bloomberg reports that former IT security analyst Emma Majo is trying to expand her lawsuit into a class action on behalf of women who have worked at Sony PlayStation in recent years.
The lawsuit accuses Sony of “tolerating and maintaining a work environment that discriminates against female employees, including female employees and those who identify as female”.
Majo also says Sony discriminates against women and female employees in terms of compensation and promotion, and “subjects them to a male-dominated work culture”. Majo similarly claims that she was sidelined for multiple promotions, ignored by her manager, and that her employment relationship was terminated after filing a gender bias complaint with Sony.
To add to the secret, the lawsuit alleges that Majo received a letter stating that a certain department of Sony had been eliminated and that Majo’s employment was terminated, but Majo was not a member of that department.
The lawsuit was filed with the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH), which has a similar Lawsuit against Activion-Blizzard earlier this year.
PlayStation representatives did not immediately respond to IGN’s request to comment on the lawsuit.
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