Ex-Panasonic Worker Claims Unethical Practices, Retaliation

Law360, Newark (March 20, 2017, 6:26 PM EDT) -- A Panasonic unit has been slapped with a whistleblower lawsuit in New Jersey state court by a former employee alleging she resigned last year after facing retaliation for reporting unethical business practices, such as distributors being over-credited by about $2 million and female workers being mistreated in terms of assignments and compensation.

Jo Ann Hering said the employment conditions at Panasonic System Communications Co. of North America and the actions taken by her supervisor, Stephen Beck, led her to resign in July after working for the...
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