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A former Uber software engineer is suing the company for ignoring her claims that she was sexually harassed

Business Insider-Reuters—Jonathan Stempel

A former software engineer at Uber Technologies Inc sued the ride-hailing service on Monday, claiming that she was subjected to sexual harassment during her employment but that her complaints were ignored, the law firm representing the plaintiff said.

The law firm, Outten & Golden, said in a statement that Ingrid Avendano, who worked at Uber from 2014 to 2017, believes Uber displayed an "entrenched disregard" for the rights of female employees, and retaliated against her by denying her promotions and raises and giving her negative performance reviews.

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