HR Manager Hits Toshiba With Sex Bias Action

Law360, New York (January 31, 2011, 2:15 PM EST) -- The human resources manager at Toshiba Corp.'s American nuclear energy subsidiary slapped the Japanese electronics company with a sex discrimination class action Monday.

Elaine Cyphers, the human resources manager at nuclear reactor manufacturer Toshiba America Nuclear Energy Corp., accused the company of systematically discriminating against its female employees, according to a complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York by Steven L. Wittels of Sanford Wittels & Heisler LLP.

"Inside Toshiba, women are not seen as equals," the complaint said....
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