Four women who worked for Google in the past have been afforded class-action status for their lawsuit against the ad and search engine giant. The women initially filed their claim in 2017, asserting that Google had essentially undercut them in pay, as well as provided men with more job opportunities than women for the same kinds of work. According to the lawsuit, Google has violated California’s Equal Pay Act. Read the article here.
From search engine biases to racial discrimination to gender pay inequality, it appears the walls are closing in on Google and other big tech giants for their apparent long history of transgressions involving employee and service rendering fairness.
Interesting: In 2019 a senior engineer for Google said in an interview with Mind Matters News that “big tech’s agenda is dangerous, in large part, because it is hidden.”