Time is Limited - Act Now
Details of alleged discrimination while working at Google®
Google® has settled a class-action lawsuit that accused it of systematically underpaying women, promising to provide $118 million in monetary relief and invite outsiders to review its pay practices.
Three former Google® employees first sued the company in 2017 in Ellis v. Google LLC, claiming that it paid women less than men for the same job; a fourth plaintiff was added later.
The settlement covers about 15,500 women employed in California by Google® in 236 different job titles since 2013.
“As a woman who’s spent her entire career in the tech industry, I’m optimistic that the actions Google has agreed to take as part of this settlement will ensure more equity for women,” said Plaintiff Holly Pease. “Google, since its founding, has led the tech industry. They also have an opportunity to lead the charge to ensure inclusion and equity for women in tech.”
According to the employees making the claims of harassment and discrimination: "We are the men and women plaintiffs (named and anonymous) in the Google lawsuit alleging workplace bias against women and men with views perceived as conservative—men; and Caucasian/Asian people who work at Google, worked at Google, or applied to work at Google but were not hired because of Google's unlawful employment practices.
“Some of us were fired for our views or other protected characteristics.
“Some of us have been bullied, silenced, shamed, humiliated, and retaliated against for raising issues about Google's quotas, blacklists, and discrimination against those who challenge its workplace practices.
“Google is the most powerful corporation in the world, worth over $700 billion and with an ability to affect every aspect of our lives.”
Google® is not alone in allowing potentially discriminatory practices to flourish in its workplaces.
If you are a member of a protected group and believe that your employer has engaged in unlawful discrimination or harassment based on your protected status, you should talk to an experienced attorney.”
Google is planning to allow third-party experts to assess how it could improve its pay equity process and be fairer when establishing rank and pay for new hires–there will also be an external monitor to assess whether the company is following the experts’ recommendations
We urge victims of alleged discrimination or while working at Google® to get a free, private case evaluation.
Details on the various types and requirements of discrimination lawsuits
The Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits employers from discriminating against applicants and workers in all aspects of employment on the basis of their protected characteristics.
These protected statuses include the following:
- Sexual orientation
- National origin
- Gender identity
Several other federal laws also prohibit workplace discrimination on the basis of age if over 40, genetic information, disability status, and pregnancy status, including:
- The Age Discrimination in Employment Act;
- The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act;
- The Americans with Disabilities Act; and,
- The Pregnancy Discrimination Act
Title VII also provides protection to workers from retaliation for filing discrimination complaints or participating in investigations of discrimination complaints.
To meet the burden of proof for a discrimination case, the plaintiff must prove the following elements:
- The employee is a member of a protected group based on race, sex, color, etc.;
- The employee was fully qualified for the position or was performing the job well and meeting the job expectations;
- The employee was not hired, not promoted, or was fired; and,
- The employer chose someone for the position who was less qualified and who was not a member of a protected group.
To establish a case of harassment, a plaintiff must prove the following elements:
- The plaintiff is a member of a protected group;
- The plaintiff was targeted for unwelcome harassment;
- The harassment was based on the plaintiff's membership in a protected group;
- The harassing conduct was strong enough that it affected the conditions of the plaintiff's job; and,e
- The employer either knew or should have known about what was happening but failed to attempt to stop it.
We believe that victims of alleged discrimination while working at Google® should receive justice and compensation for losses.
Our network of attorneys are ready to support you.
IS THERE A CASE?
Answer a brief, private online questionnaire that asks for key details of the experience
Have the case evaluated by a legal team free of charge without any obligation to file
GET STARTED NOW
Depending on the circumstances, the case could be filed for potential compensation
Please seek the advice of a medical professional before making health care decisions. This advertisement is not associated with Google® or any government agency.any government agency.
www.usajusticegroup.com is the property of Shield Legal LLC. 1530 Faraday Ave, Suite 200 Carlsbad, CA 92008
This website is not part of the Facebook website or Facebook, Inc. Additionally, this site is NOT endorsed by Facebook in any way. FACEBOOK is a trademark of FACEBOOK, INC.
ATTORNEY ADVERTISING. This Website is not intended to provide medical advice. Consult your doctor or physician before starting or stopping any medication.
Discontinuing a prescribed medication without your doctor’s advice can result in injury or death. are not an indication of future results. Every case is evaluated on its own facts and circumstances. Valuation depends on facts, injuries, jurisdiction, venue, witnesses, parties, and testimony, among other factors. No representation is made that the quality of legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers. USA Justice Group does not itself provide legal services. Cases will be referred to third party attorneys and law firms. Do not rely on this advertisement in making any medical decision. Please call your physician before making any medical decision, including altering your use of any drug. Court costs and case expenses may be the responsibility of the client. Not available in all states. This advertisement is not intended as a testimonial, endorsement or dramatization, and does not constitute a guarantee, warranty, or prediction regarding the outcome of your legal matter, either expressed or implied. Anyone considering a lawyer should independently investigate the lawyers' credentials and ability, and not rely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise. Only persons age 18 or older have permission to access our Service. Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 13("Children").
© 2022 USA Justice Group. All Rights Reserved