"In its latest diversity report, Google said 31 percent of its employees are women and that women represent 20 percent of the company's tech workers, up from 17 percent three years ago". The former employees claim the company consistently pays men more for doing similar work as women in similar conditions.
The US Department of Labor is now investigating the company's hiring practices and, earlier this year, testified in court that it found "systemic compensation disparities against women pretty much across the entire workforce". The female employees allege that women are "segregated" into lower paying jobs which greatly hampers their advancement within the company, while male employees with fewer qualifications are fast-tracked to higher positions.
The US Department of Labor is now investigating the hiring practices of the company.
Apple gives the reason for failure of Face ID at launch event
The iPhone X uses the same camera technology as the iPhone 8 Plus - a dual-camera setup with a telephoto and wide-angle lens. Face ID didn't work properly at first attempt, prompting the executive to use his passcode to unlock the device.
If it goes to court, the class action lawsuit will grow to cover all of Google's women employees over the past four years in what would be a costly penalty for the Silicon Valley giant.
Google is being hit with a lawsuit from three of its former employees over an alleged gender pay gap.
If I were to hedge my bets, the three women who brought this to the world's attention, Kelly Ellis, Holly Pease and Kelli Wisuri, are going to come out on the winning end of this one.
Tech companies are no stranger to allegations of sexual discrimination.
Kohli a better skipper than Smith: Laxman
Kohli and Smith are poised to go head-to-head in five ODIs and three Twenty20s, starting in Chennai on September 17. After a long tour of Sri Lanka , Indian cricket team will be in action once again as they face Australia at home.
Google is aware of the problem, but it does not make the effort to solve it, say former employees. She said employment decisions are made by hiring and promotion committees, and are vetted "to make sure there is no gender bias".
He also said that he was "pursuing legal remedies" against the company over his firing.
Ellis, in her complaint, says that when she was hired in 2010 as a software engineer for Google Photos, the company placed her into a "Level 3" position typically assigned to new college graduates.
"If we ever see individual discrepancies or problems, we work to fix them, because Google has always sought to be a great employer, for every one of our employees".
Iraqi PM Abadi asks parliament to remove Kirkuk governor
The move came after Iraq's parliament voted to remove the governor of Kirkuk, a staunch supporter of Kurdish independence. The delegation is concerned that the timing of the vote could disrupt the coalition's drive against Islamic State .
Gina Scigliano, a Google spokesperson, said in a statement to NPR that "we disagree with the central allegations" in the lawsuit.