IBM Japan Beats Ex-Worker’s Permanent Employment Suit

Law360, New York (November 22, 2013, 4:37 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge tossed a lawsuit Thursday in which a former IBM Japan Ltd. worker accused the company of violating Japanese law by failing to honor his permanent employment status with a firm IBM Japan acquired in 2008, finding the plaintiff hadn't established jurisdiction over the company.

U.S. District Judge Cathy Seibel granted a July 17 motion to dismiss from IBM Japan that took aim at Frederick Gundlach's Japanese labor law claims as well as as his tortious interference claim against an individual IBM...
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