Tag: Google

Google Segregates Women into Lower Level Jobs, Lawsuit Alleges

A new lawsuit officially charges Google with discriminating against its female workers by “segregating” them into lower-paying positions. According to the suit, filed Thursday, Google “systematically” pays women less than men “performing substantially similar work.” It also accuses Google of “assigning and keeping women in job ladders and levels with…

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

A new analysis of pay data at Google once again demonstrates a gender wage gap at the company. Nearly 1,200 Google staff members in the United States roughly 2 percent of the company’s global workforce reported their salaries and bonuses in an employee-generated spreadsheet. The data, obtained by The New…

Alt-Right Targets Google Employees Who Disagree with Sexist Memo

Google CEO Sundar Pichai cancelled a companywide town hall style meeting scheduled for Thursday amid employees’ fear of harassment primarily thanks to alt-right websites. The conversation was supposed to address gender issues following the highly publicized diatribe “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber,” written by former Google engineer James Damore, which suggested…

Fired Google Engineer: Company 'Shamed Me'

In his first interview with a mainstream media outlet, James Damore, the former Google engineer behind the widely controversial memo about women in tech and leadership, said the company “punished me and shamed me.” He also announced his plans to sue the tech giant earlier this week. “The whole point…