Samsung Latin America Unit Hit With Sex Bias Suit

Law360, Miami (September 30, 2013, 5:57 PM EDT) -- A former senior sales manager for Samsung Electronics Latino America Miami Inc. sued the company in Florida state court Friday, seeking damages for alleged gender discrimination and retaliation in violations of the Florida Civil Rights Act.

Plaintiff Carolina Mahecha claims that the company, a subsidiary of the Korean manufacturer Samsung Electronics, fired her because she had complained to human resources personnel that she felt company decisions were made in a discriminatory fashion against her as the only female employee in her region, which included Central America,...
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