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Fired Worker Testifies in Silicon Valley Gender Bias Lawsuit

A trial centering on California’s Silicon Valley’s work culture is unfolding this week in a high-profile gender discrimination lawsuit being heard in a San Francisco court. Fired worker Ellen Pao is suing her former bosses at Kleiner Perkins, a venture capital firm where she was hired as a junior partner in 2005. She was fired in 2012 and contends in her suit that the workplace environment at the company was toxic to women and that she was unfairly passed over for promotion. She is asking...

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