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Infosys Class Action: 2nd Amended Complaint Filed After Motion to Dismiss Denied

As posted here, clients of the attorney-author and co-counsel are pursuing a federal class action lawsuit against Infosys Limited Inc. (“Infosys”). The lawsuit is pursued by a proposed class of job applicants and employees who challenge under Federal employment discrimination laws Infosys’ alleged policies and conduct to discriminate in favor of South Asian workers and against non-South Asian workers. For example, as alleged in the suit, Infosys expressly prefers to hire South Asians over non-South Asians and, in furtherance of its discriminatory objectives, disproportionately employs H-1B (and other visa) workers from India. As alleged, over 90% of Infosys’ 15,000 + United States employees are South Asian (predominantly Indian).

On September 30, 2014, the Court issued an Order that denied Infosys’ pending motion to dismiss (which had attempted to end the case) and the Court allowed the plaintiff workers to file a second amended class action complaint.

On October 2, 2014, the Court formally accepted, for filing, the second amended complaint.

The attorney-author of this website article, Michael Brown, is among the attorneys representing the workers pursuing the lawsuit, along with attorneys Daniel Kotchen and Michael von Klemperer of Kotchen & Low LLP and Vonda K. Vandaveer of V.K. Vandaveer, PLLC.

Please contact attorney Michael Brown at 920-757-2488 or mbrown@dvglawpartner.com if you have any information or questions about the case.

The second amended complaint’s new allegations include information from a former Infosys recruiter, indicating that he and other recruiters in Infosys’ Talent Acquisition Unit were expressly instructed by Infosys senior management to favor South Asians over non-South Asians in their recruiting efforts. The recruiter observed that over 90% of the workers Infosys hired and employed within the United States were of South Asian national origin and race (predominately Indian). The recruiter observed senior management make statements indicating Infosys had preference for South Asian hires, with one executive remarking “Americans don’t know shit.”

The second amended complaint also includes updated statistical information about Infosys’ disproportionate employment of South Asian workers (including H-1B workers from India) for large numbers of job positions within the United States.

Please click here, or scroll below, to read the Second Amended Complaint:

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Former Infosys Employees Allege Discrimination Against U.S. Workers, Join Class Action Lawsuit

As posted here, the attorney-author and co-counsel filed a federal class action lawsuit against Infosys Limited Inc. (“Infosys”), filed on behalf of a proposed class of job applicants denied employment by Infosys. That original lawsuit alleged Infosys’ hiring policies and conduct discriminate against workers of American or non-South Asian national origin, in violation of Title VII law.

Recently, an amended complaint was filed, in which former Infosys employees joined the case.  These former employees allege they were hired to work for Infosys, and then faced various forms of discrimination because they are not Indian, Bangladeshi, or Nepalese.

Infosys has recently laid off numerous employees within the US, according to this article.

Any former Infosys employee who signs a severance agreement may waive legal rights to address discrimination claims.

Our amended complaint seeks to include, within the proposed class, former and existing Infosys employees who faced discrimination because they are not of Indian, Bangladeshi, or Nepalese national origin and are not of South Asian race.

The attorney-author of this website article, Michael Brown, is among the attorneys representing the workers who filed the lawsuit, along with attorneys Daniel Kotchen and Robert Klinck of Kotchen & Low LLP and Vonda K. Vandaveer of V.K. Vandaveer, PLLC.

Please contact attorney Michael Brown at 920-757-2488 or mbrown@dvglawpartner.com if you have any information or questions about the case.

Click the link below to review the Amended Complaint, which details the case’s updated allegations that Infosys discriminated against US-based job applicants and employees in violation of discrimination law:

Amended Complaint, Infosys

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