Via The Mary Sue:
After taking the company’s regular stint of maternity leave, from October to April 2009, [Yoko Sekiguchi] returned to her job of negotiating soccer team and foreign player licensing rights for Konami’s soccer games to find herself demoted because of the “burden” her new circumstances placed upon the company and with a corresponding pay cut of close to 20%. Yup. That makes sense.
Glad to hear the judge’s ruling was in Sekiguchi’s favor, though frankly I’d like to have seen more awarded to her for this. But still.