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What Ellen Pao's case—and advocacy—means to women

In 2015, Ellen Pao lost her gender discrimination lawsuit against Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers Pao saw her reputation dragged through the mud, spent hundreds of thousands of her own money, and was viewed by many as greedy or ungrateful...Show More Summary

It's called the 'Pao effect' — Asian women in tech are fighting deep-rooted discrimination

The double whammy of race and gender discrimination is holding back the careers of Asian and Asian American women in Silicon Valley.        

3 Female Former Employees Sue Google Over Alleged Gender Pay Discrimination

5 days agoNews : The Two-Way

"It is time to stop ignoring these issues in tech," says one plaintiff. They are seeking class-action status to sue on behalf of all women employed by Google in California over the past four years.

Ex-Google Employees Sue Tech Giant For Systemic Gender Pay Discrimination

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Three former female Google employees are suing the company they used to work for, alleging the tech giant pays women less than men for substantially similar work.

Ex-Google Employees Sue Tech Giant For Systematic Gender Pay Discrimination

"The net result of this systemic discrimination is that Google pays women less than men for comparable work," the suit says.

Google hit with class action lawsuit over gender pay gap

5 days agoTechnology : Tech Talk

A new class action lawsuit filed by three former Google employees Thursday accuses the company of pay discrimination against women. Google says it avoids gender bias through rigorous hiring and promotion committees. CBS News contributor...Show More Summary

Former Employees Are Suing Google Over Alleged Gender Discrimination

Three former Google employees have filed a class-action lawsuit against the company for allegedly discriminating against women. The complaint claims that Google systematically pays women less than men performing similar jobs, promotes men more often than similarly qualified women, and keeps women in lower-paying and lower-level positions. More »      

Gender Bias Suit Could Boost Pay, Open Promotions for Women at Google

Three women sue Google saying it pervasively discriminates against women employees in pay and promotions.

Former employees file suit against Google for gender bias and pay gap

Three women who used to work for Google have filed a class action lawsuit against the company, claiming that it discriminates against women in both pay and promotion opportunities. The three plaintiffs in the case alleged that Google...Show More Summary

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___ Google hit with class action lawsuit over gender pay MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Google faces a new lawsuit accusing it of gender-based pay discrimination. A lawyer representing three … Click to Continue »

Google Sued For Gender Discrimination By Female Former Employees

Three former employees of Google have filed a class action lawsuit against the internet giant, alleging a pattern of discrimination against women workers, including systemically lower pay than their male counterparts.

Former Google employees sue for pay discrimination - CNET

The suit follows an investigation by the US Department of Labor, as well as the infamous “Google memo” on gender diversity.

Google faces class-action suit alleging gender pay discrimination

Google faces a new lawsuit accusing it of gender-based pay discrimination. A lawyer representing three female former Google employees is seeking class-action status for the claim. The suit, filed Thursday in San Francisco Superior Court, follows a federal labor investigation that made a preliminary...

Former Google Employees File Lawsuit Alleging Gender Discrimination

Three former Google employees filed a class-action complaint against the tech giant, alleging it discriminated against women in pay and promotions, building on a debate of whether gender bias is pervasive at Google.

Google hit with lawsuit over gender pay

MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Google faces a new lawsuit accusing it of gender-based pay discrimination. A lawyer representing three female former Google employees is seeking class action status. Earlier, a federal labor investigation made...Show More Summary

First-ever United Nations Independent Expert on LGBTQ Issues Steps Down

Vitit Muntarbhorn, an international law professor from Thailand and the first-ever United Nations (U.N.) Independent Expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, has resigned effective October 31. Show More Summary

The Gender Gap in STEM is NOT What You Think

In a new NBER working paper David Card and Abigail Payne have a stunning new explanation of the gender gap in STEM at universities. The conventional wisdom is that the gender gap is about women and the forces–discrimination, sexism, parenting, aptitudes, choices; take your pick–that make women less likely to study in STEM fields. Show More Summary

Google Employees Organise Their Own Study Of Gender Pay Gap

In April, the US Department of Labor accused Google of gender pay discrimination. The tech behemoth denied the allegations, and when the DoL requested historical salary records from the company, Google argued that the endeavour was too expensive. Lucky for Google, good samaritans at the company have led efforts to compile the wage data. More »      

Leaning In? Won’t Help if Guys Are Leering, Writes Ellen Pao

With her new book, “Reset,” a thwarted Silicon Valley power player hopes to do for gender discrimination what Anita Hill did for sexual harassment.

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