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Yahoo ex-employee sues, alleging manipulation of performance reviews and gender bias

Yahoo ex-employee sues, alleging manipulation of performance reviews and gender bias

A former Yahoo Inc. employee is suing the Internet company, alleging that a manipulated employee-rating system, as well as gender bias, led to his illegal termination.

In the lawsuit, plaintiff Gregory Anderson said he had gotten a promotion, a raise and compliments for his work before he was told in November 2014 that he was in the bottom 5% of Yahoo's employees based on quarterly performance reviews and would lose his job.

At the time, Anderson had been with the Sunnyvale-based company for four years and was the editorial director in charge of Yahoo's autos, shopping, homes, travel and small-business sites.

He said he learned of his...

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