Former Infosys employee files new lawsuit seeking damages


A former Infosys employee, who triggered a US investigation of the company’s visa practices, has filed a fresh lawsuit against the firm demanding reappointment and compensation for alleged wrongful termination. US nationalJack Palmer, a former employee of India’s secondlargest software and outsourcing company, in the lawsuit filed with a New Jersey court said he had been discriminated against because he flagged alleged US via rules flouting by the company.

The lawsuit did not specify damages Palmer is seeking. Infosys did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Palmer had sued Infosys three years ago and lost in an Alabama state court in August 2012.

At that time he had accused Infosys of harassing him because he raised concerns about possible visa violations at the company. He had filed a fresh complaint with the US Department of Labor in May. In the lawsuit filed on Thursday in a district court in New Jersey, he alleged that the company discriminated and retaliated against him.

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