Tata 'Benched' US Workers, Jury Told As Bias Trial Opens
By Dorothy Atkins (November 5, 2018, 6:41 PM EST) -- A certified class of Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. workers told a jury during the opening of a California federal trial Monday that the information technology outsourcing agency discriminates against non-South Asians by systemically "benching" them from projects before firing them, while Tata's counsel characterized the workers as high-paid relief pitchers, who were let go for being difficult to work with.
Class counsel Daniel Kotchen of Kotchen & Low LLP told jurors that since 2011, the Mumbai, India-based company has grown and today its American clients — which include Apple Inc., Microsoft Corp. and Kaiser Permanente — account for half of its...
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