Discrimination allegations: Infosys sued by former head of immigration in US

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Latest News – Erin Green, a former head of immigration at Infosys, who was fired from the company last year, has filed a lawsuit against the Bengaluru-based software exporter alleging discrimination against non-South Asian employees.

The lawsuit alleging discrimination by a US citizen against Infosys comes at a time when chief executive Vishal Sikka is pushing for more local hires to counter anti-immigration policies of US President Donald Trump.

Sikka has announced Infosys plan to hire 10,000 local engineers and professionals in the US over the next two years. Green’s complaint of discrimination against non-Indians, would hurt the prospects of Infosys to hire more engineers – for whom there is a talent war in the US, to service customers locally.

Green, who was hired in 2011 and sacked last year has also named – Vasudeva Nayak, head of global immigration and Binod Hampapur, executive vice president and global (Read More)

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