U.S. Jury Clears Tata Consultancy of Anti-American Bias Claims

Nov. 29, 2018, 12:38 PM

A jury in California rejected claims that Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. discriminated against American workers in favor of staffing its U.S. offices with Indians.

The verdict is a major victory for the Indian outsourcing industry, whose business model depends heavily on exporting engineers to the U.S. A federal jury in Oakland, California, sided Nov. 28 with TCS against four former employees who claimed they’d been sidelined and fired because they aren’t South Asian.

The case was the first of several accusing India’s big IT firms of hiring bias in the U.S. to go to trial. HCL Technologies Ltd., Infosys ...

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