PlayStation sued over alleged gender discrimination and wrongful termination

A lawsuit has been brought against PlayStation parent company and platform owner, Sony, over alleged gender discrimination and wrongful termination.

A former PlayStation worker filed a lawsuit on November 22, claiming Sony “wilfully violated” labour laws by “intentionally, knowingly, and/or deliberately paying women less than men for substantially equal or similar work”.

The lawsuit has been brought against Sony Interactive Entertainment in California, and notes that the company “cultivates a work environment that discriminates against female employees”. former PlayStation IT security analyst Emma Majo is suing the company for “gender discrimination, harassment, and wrongful termination” (thanks, Axios).

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