A former Sony PlayStation employee sued the company on Monday over allegations that gender discrimination withheld promotion opportunities and equal pay, and was fired after speaking out about gender bias at the company.
Emma Majo, a former employee who joined the company in 2015, filed the lawsuit in California, first reported by . had given axios, accusing Sony of violating the United States Equal Pay Act.
Majo reportedly had to communicate with a male supervisor about making changes to a project she was working on through a male intern, as the supervisor neither responded to her nor was a high-ranking supervisor. level female employee, according to the lawsuit.
Sony reportedly told her that the company’s dismissal was part of the company’s decision to oust the team with which Majo was working temporarily – Majo claims she was fired in the past after submitting a gender bias complaint to the company. The month was fired.
According to the lawsuit, Majo is seeking Sony to pay her legal fees and compensation, and compensation for female employees at Sony for earning less than their male colleagues.
Majo’s lawyer, Stephen Noel Illag, said: Businesshala, “It seems that men and women at Sony have different career tracks,” adding that Majo had asked at least three different managers what she could do to earn a promotion.
Sony Playstation did not respond BusinesshalaRequests for comment by the time of publication.