Microsoft gender-bias case to go ahead

Microsoft gender-bias case to go ahead

A US judge has allowed a class action gender-bias lawsuit against Microsoft to proceed, despite the firm's request that certain claims be dismissed.
The lawsuit argues that a former system of performance review led to fewer pay rises and promotions for women in technical roles.
It was allowed to go ahead by US District Judge James Robart in Seattle, according to the Seattle Times.
Microsoft has denied allegations of discrimination.
In a statement, it said that it was committed to a "diverse workforce" and one "where all employees have the chance to succeed".
The case was... read more

18 October 2016 in Science &Technology, Views: 37
Source: BBC

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