Indian outsourcing giant Infosys Technologies is facing a second case in U.S. courts over harassment stemming from alleged abuses of U.S. work visas.
A former Infosys account manager filed a lawsuit on August 2 in Northern California’s U.S. District Court. Satya Dev Tripuraneni, who worked for Infosys for about five years, claims he was harassed after blowing the whistle on misuse of U.S. visas.
“We are investigating all his claims,” Infosys spokeswoman Sukanya Ghosh said on Thursday.
The charges echo those of employee Jack Palmer, who filed a lawsuit in 2011, alleging he was harassed after alerting Infosys managers to visa abuses.
“We categorically deny any allegation or assertion that there is or was a corporate policy of evading the law in connection with the B-1 Visa program,” Ms. Ghosh said by email. “Our position is the same now as it has been from the beginning- We have not retaliated against any employee for bringing any suspected incident to the company’s attention and we look forward to addressing this matter soon in open court.”