Single dad appeals after losing paternity harassment suit in Japan

A Tokyo court has ruled against a single father, who accused his former employer Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley of unjustly sidelining him after his only son was born, in the first paternity harassment judgment in Japan.

Presiding Judge Kenkichi Sakuma dismissed claims by Mr Glen Wood, who had been head of global equity sales, that he was deliberately not given work and shut out of meetings after returning from paternity leave in 2016.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 20, 2020, with the headline 'Single dad appeals after losing paternity harassment suit in Japan'. Print Edition | Subscribe