Female ex-Google employees file lawsuit for gender-based pay discrimination


Google is facing a lawsuit from three of its former female employees who accuse the search engine company of discrimination with regards to pay and promotions.

The lawsuit was filed in a California state court yesterday, according to Reuters.

The three women worked at Google as a software engineer, a communications specialist and a manager who worked in various roles, respectively.

“While Google has been an industry-leading tech innovator, its treatment of female employees has not entered the 21st century,” the trio’s lawyer, Kelly Dermody said.

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Google denied the claim that the company paid women less for similar jobs than men and didn’t offer women enough opportunities for promotion.

 

[Source – Reuters]

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