GitHub Gender Bias Claims Show Startups Need HR Role Early

Law360, San Diego (March 18, 2014, 11:56 PM EDT) -- A female GitHub Inc. engineer’s tweets on Friday that she left the San Francisco-based technology company because of alleged gender discrimination should serve as a warning that startups can be especially susceptible to these claims, particularly if they focus so much on bringing a product to market that they put off implementing critical human resources functions, lawyers say.

Upon resigning from the online company, which hosts open-source and software development projects, engineer Julie Ann Horvath unleashed a litany of tweets on her Twitter account, claiming she...
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