Bloomberg Law
Dec. 28, 2017, 1:29 PM

India’s TCS Faces U.S. Trial in Anti-American Bias Case

Edvard Pettersson
Edvard Pettersson
Bloomberg News

India’s Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. will have to defend itself at a U.S. trial over claims that it’s biased against American workers.

A federal judge in Oakland, California, on Dec. 27 rejected a request from the information technology outsourcing giant to dismiss a 2015 lawsuit accusing it of violating anti-discrimination laws by favoring South Asians.

In a further setback for the company, the judge also expanded the case into a class action on behalf of American workers who lost their jobs at TCS offices in the U.S. because they hadn’t been assigned to any of its clients.

A TCS representative ...