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Google Accused of ‘Systemic’ Gender Pay Discrimination by Labor Department

Google Beats Class Action Sex Bias Claims, For Now

The decision comes as Google faces an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor into sex bias in its pay practices.

Google Women Earn Less than Men, Employee-Reported Data Shows

Google Uncovered Russia-Backed Ads on YouTube, Gmail: Source

“If Vladimir Putin is using Facebook or Google or Twitter to, in effect, destroy our democracy, the American people should know about it,” Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D) said Monday.

Google Accused of ‘Systemic’ Gender Pay Discrimination by Labor Department

Google Segregates Women into Lower Level Jobs, Lawsuit Alleges

The tech giant “systematically” discriminates against its female employees and also keeps them from opportunities for promotions, according to a lawsuit.

Google Women Earn Less than Men, Employee-Reported Data Shows

Google Women Earn Less than Men, Employee-Reported Data Shows

A spreadsheet created by Google workers points to the highly cited gender pay gap at the tech giant.

Tech Companies in Crosshairs on White Supremacy and Free Speech

Tech Companies in Crosshairs on White Supremacy and Free Speech

Internet companies have mostly tried to avoid being arbiters of what is acceptable speech.

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Diversity Management Is Neither Conservative Nor Liberal

The Google controversy is being cast as liberal versus conservative; it’s neither.

Alt-Right Targets Google Employees Who Disagree with Controversial Memo

Alt-Right Targets Google Employees Who Disagree with Sexist Memo

Amid employees’ fear of harassment, Google CEO Sundar Pichai cancelled the scheduled companywide meeting to address James Damores’ sexist memo.

James Damore Fired Google Engineer: Company ‘Shamed Me’

Fired Google Engineer: Company ‘Shamed Me’

James Damore, who said in an interview he feels “betrayed” by the tech giant, also filed a complaint against his former employer.

Google Engineer Wrote Controversial Memo After Attending Company Diversity Program

Google Engineer Wrote Controversial Memo After Attending Company Diversity Program

After attending one of Google’s diversity programs James Damore said in an interview with a conservative YouTube channel, “There’s just so much hypocrisy in the things they are saying.”

Google CEO Defends Engineer’s Right to Pen Misogynist Memo

Google CEO Defends Employee’s Right to Express Unpopular Views, Condemns ‘Harmful’ Portions

CEO Sundar Pichai said “much of what was in” misogynistic memo from engineer “is fair to debate, regardless of whether a vast majority … disagree,” but said language “advancing harmful gender stereotypes” was “not OK.” The employee reportedly has been fired.

Google Engineer’s Anti-Diversity Memo Displays Company’s Misogynist Culture

Google Engineer’s Anti-Diversity Memo Displays Company’s Misogynist Culture

Top leaders at the company demonstrated their own worst practices by hiding behind a statement from their brand new head of diversity, who has only been on the job for a couple of weeks.

Google Parent Company’s Shareholders Vote Against Sharing Gender Pay Data

Google Parent Company’s Shareholders Vote Against Sharing Gender Pay Data

The proposal was voted down for the second year in a row.

Quarter of U.S. Tech Workers Perceive Discrimination: Survey

Google Says Calculating Gender Pay Data Would Be Too Expensive

The excuse comes despite the company’s previous claim that it had already calculated this data — on a global scale.

Google Accused of ‘Systemic’ Gender Pay Discrimination by Labor Department

Google Accused of ‘Systemic’ Gender Pay Discrimination by Labor Department

The discrimination “is quite extreme,” even for a tech company, according to a report published last week.

Companies Boycott Google Over Ads Ran with Hateful Content

Companies Boycott Google Over Ads Alongside Hateful Content

Advertisers are finally saying no to Google’s lack of accountability for its content.

Disney Promptly Drops YouTube Star PewDiePie for Anti-Semitic Content, Nazi Images

Disney Promptly Drops YouTube Star PewDiePie for Anti-Semitic Content, Nazi Images

PewDiePie’s channel has more than 53 million followers and 14 billion video views.

Quarter of U.S. Tech Workers Perceive Discrimination: Survey

Quarter of U.S. Tech Workers Perceive Discrimination: Survey

Fifty-seven percent of tech workers said they did not know what actions their company is taking to address the issue.

Apple's Leaders 'Presently Fail' to Represent Diversity: Shareholders

Apple’s Leaders ‘Presently Fail’ to Represent Diversity: Shareholders

The tech giant has opposed a more diverse hiring strategy for senior management roles and its board of directors.

Why Does Silicon Valley Continue Lacking Diversity?

"They want to do these things, but nobody is making the solid commitments."

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Innovative Tactics to Recruit Women in Tech

KeyCorp’s Amy Brady shares five tips to help you recruit the best and the brightest women in technology.

Google Mistakes Blacks for Gorillas

The Google Photos app tagged a young Black man and his friend as gorillas.

Facebook, Google Show No Progress

Eight out of 10 senior leaders at Facebook and Google are men; seven out of 10 are white.

Rev. Jesse Jackson: Corporations Must Reflect the Diversity that Exists in America

Keynote speaker at the 2015 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity Announcement Dinner Rev. Jesse Jackson discussed how diversity in the workplace adds value to a company, the legacy of the civil rights movement, and his quest to change Silicon Valley.