Oracle Wrongly Denied Severance After Sun Deal: Suit

Law360, New York (December 19, 2011, 1:37 PM EST) -- A former Oracle Corp. manager on Wednesday accused the Silicon Valley giant of unlawfully denying his severance claim after he quit following a reduction in his job duties resulting from the Sun Microsystems Inc. buyout.

Roger Meike, who prior to Oracle's 2010 purchase of Sun served two distinct managerial roles at the smaller company, says in his suit in California federal court that his job description changed significantly enough after the merger that he was justified in resigning and that Oracle should not have denied him...
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