A former Yahoo! Inc. executive is suing the Internet giant for wrongful termination. The suit, which was filed this month in a San Jose federal court, is also charging gender discrimination at the company's Sunnyvale headquarters. He's seeking unspecified damages for violations of state and federal employment laws and discrimination.
The man, who worked as a senior director in the company's editorial division for three years. He was terminated in January of last year. He says that there was no valid reason for his termination. The plaintiff alleges that the company's quarterly evaluation system, under its chief executive officer Marissa Mayer, is unfair.