Google Hit With Class Action Age Discrimination Lawsuit

Silicon Valley has been an unapologetic apartheid state for young workers for years but this could be about to change. A class action age discrimination lawsuit was filed against Google, Inc. on April 22 by software engineer Robert Heath who was interviewed but not hired for a position at Google in 2011 when he was 60-years-of-age. The lawsuit … Continue reading “Google Hit With Class Action Age Discrimination Lawsuit”

Google Omits Age from Diversity Goals

Something is missing from diversity statistics posted online  this week by Google – information about the age of its workforce. Google posted statistics showing a workforce that is (surprise!) incredibly non-diverse in gender and race.  Google’s workforce is  70 percent male and 30 percent female. And Google’s workforce is 61 percent white  and 30 percent … Continue reading “Google Omits Age from Diversity Goals”

Is Google Really America’s Best Employer?

Note: Google has settled the case out of court; Brian Reid’s lawyer declines to say for how much America’s “best employer” was forced to shell out to settle the age discrimination case.  PGB Google was ranked number one this week in Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work for,”  and it does seem to be a great … Continue reading “Is Google Really America’s Best Employer?”