December 2013

Recent Lawsuits Filed by Employees Against Microsoft

December 3, 2013

Though the name Microsoft has long been synonymous with computing, its reputation as a great place to work has recently taken a hit. Several former Microsoft employees have even sued the company for various abuses. Gay Employee Alleges Discrimination In 2009, a video-game designer at Lionhead Studios — which is owned by Microsoft — sued […]

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Lesbian employees wins £7,500 compensation after being discriminated against at work

December 2, 2013

A lesbian employee has successfully sued for sexual orientation discrimination in the workplace after her boss plied her with pornography in the course of employment. Ms Coleen Rowntree worked for Knauf UK as a forklift truck driver from 2008 until she resigned from her job in 2011. After resigning she subsequently made an employment tribunal […]

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