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Uber overhauled its employee ranking system earlier this year, part of a broad reorganization influenced by widespread reports of bad behavior and sexism at the company. This photo shows the building that houses Uber’s headquarters in San Francisco. (AP file photo)
Uber overhauled its employee ranking system earlier this year, part of a broad reorganization influenced by widespread reports of bad behavior and sexism at the company. This photo shows the building that houses Uber’s headquarters in San Francisco. (AP file photo)

Suit alleges sex bias in Uber employee ratings

At Uber, discrimination was baked into the system, a new suit alleges, pointing to systemic bias against women in the ride-sharing company’s performance evaluations. To assess and promote — or fire — workers, Uber Technologies Inc. used a practice known as stack ranking, a zero-sum evaluation that pits employees against one another. According to the lawsuit, ...

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