Google employees amend complaint in gender pay class action

Posted on: January 9th, 2018 by Steve Larson

An amended complaint was filed in California state court on January 3, 2018, adding a fourth named plaintiff and more specific allegations about the internet giant’s alleged methods for paying women less than men for the same types of work. In December, San Francisco Superior Court Judge Mary E. Wiss had granted Google Inc.’s bid to dismiss the suit finding that the women’s claims under the California Equal Pay Act extrapolated too much from a U.S. Department of Labor report on pay disparities at Google.

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