Japan's MUFG, sued for unfair dismissal in New York and Tokyo, setting up harassment hotline

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group said it is setting up a harassment hotline and conducting anti-harassment training for its staff.
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group said it is setting up a harassment hotline and conducting anti-harassment training for its staff.PHOTO: REUTERS
Mr Glen Wood, a former employee of MUFJ Securities Morgan Stanley, who was sacked by the company after he sought recourse for being allegedly sidelined for applying for childcare leave.
Mr Glen Wood, a former employee of MUFJ Securities Morgan Stanley, who was sacked by the company after he sought recourse for being allegedly sidelined for applying for childcare leave.PHOTO: COURTESY OF GLEN WOOD

TOKYO - Japan's Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), hit by two separate wrongful termination civil suits in Tokyo and New York, has told The Straits Times it is setting up an anti-harassment hotline and conducting workplace training in anti-harassment for its staff.

This comes as the megabank has been accused of unfairly dismissing two employees who, according to court filings for the two cases seen by ST, had raised red flags internally about what they felt to be "discriminatory and retaliatory treatment".

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