US Judge dismisses Infosys harassment case

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center_img Top Stories Bottoms up! Enjoy a cold one for International Beer Day Sponsored Stories In February 2011, Palmer found a note in ungrammatical English on his computer keyboard that read, according to the judgment: “Jack: Just leave your not wanted here hope your journey brings you death stupid American.”Palmer said that as a result of the threats and languishing without work, he takes antidepressants and sometimes carries a concealed gun.“(A)n argument could be made that such threats against whistleblowers, in particular, should be illegal,” Thomson wrote. “The issue before the court, however, is not whether Alabama should make these alleged wrongs actionable, but whether they are, in fact, illegal under state law. This court cannot rewrite state law.”The judge also ruled that Palmer must bear the costs of the litigation. Shibulal declined to comment on how much the company had spent fighting the case.Infosys is also fighting a second whistleblower case in a California court, filed by a former employee who said he was harassed and threatened after alerting Infosys managers and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to visa misuse.Satya Dev Tripuraneni, an accounts manager in Infosys’ Fremont, California, office who quit in March, claims that Infosys routinely brought Indian workers to the U.S. on short-term visas to work for clients, then convinced those clients to accept fake bills that said the work was done outside the U.S. He also claims that Infosys overcharged its U.S. clients. Comments   Share   Parents, stop beating yourself uplast_img

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