Toshiba, Female Workers Settle Sex Bias Class Action

Law360, New York (November 17, 2011, 7:10 PM EST) -- Japanese electronics giant Toshiba Corp. and several subsidiaries settled a putative sex discrimination class action in which two female employees accused the company of systemic bias against female workers, according to a document filed Thursday in Illinois federal court.

The parties filed a joint motion asking that the suit be dismissed with prejudice because a settlement had been reached. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Two high-ranking Toshiba employees, Elaine Cyphers and Angelita Blanco, filed an amended complaint against the company and its subsidiaries in...
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Case Title

Cyphers v. Toshiba America Incorporated et al


Case Number

1:11-cv-00642

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs

Judge

Richard J. Sullivan

Date Filed

January 31, 2011


Case Title

Cyphers v. Toshiba Machine Company America, et al


Case Number

1:11-cv-07202

Court

Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

442(Civil Rights: Jobs)

Judge

Honorable George W. Lindberg

Date Filed

October 11, 2011

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