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A new lawsuit (PDF) filed against flailing tech giant Yahoo claims that company managers governing the “Media Org” were biased against men. It also claims that the company’s Quarterly Performance Review (QPR) process favored female employees and that the company engaged in mass layoffs without proper warnings.
Gregory Anderson was editorial director of Yahoo’s Autos, Homes, Shopping, Small Business, and Travel sections until he was terminated in 2014.
In his complaint, Anderson says that between 2012 and 2015, Yahoo reduced its work force by more than 30 percent to fewer than 11,000 employees. That constitutes a mass-layoff, which requires 60-day notice under state and federal law, he says.
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