Judge dismisses PlayStation gender discrimination lawsuit citing lack of evidence

A gender discrimination lawsuit filed against PlayStation has been dismissed due not having enough details to support the plaintiff’s claims.

The lawsuit was first filed back in November, claiming that Sony “wilfully violated” labour laws by “intentionally, knowingly, and/or deliberately paying women less than men for substantially equal or similar work.” Now, according to a report from Axios, a US magistrate judge has dismissed 10 of ex-Sony employee Emma Majo’s 13 claims “without prejudice,” which does include the claims that focus on pay discrimination and harassment.

According to Axios, Majo is able to amend the claims and attempt to file the lawsuit again, but the ruling does claim she didn’t provide enough evidence. In particular, regarding the alleged violations of the Equal Pay Act.

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