U.S. Baristas Share Salaries in Hopes for Higher Pay

Baristas all over the United States have taken to an anonymous Google spreadsheet to compare their salaries. The spreadsheet originated in Philadelphia and contains information on workers’ wages, benefits, tips, years of experience, among other details. Hundreds of coffee shop employees have filled it out with their often-low wages. It has opened the discussion around…

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Google Involved in Another Pay Discrimination Lawsuit

Google is involved in another equal pay lawsuit. This time, Cloud Engineering Director, Ulku Rowe, has sued the giant tech company claiming gender-based discrimination in violation of the U.S. Equal Pay Act and the New York City Human Rights Law. “Google violated the Equal Pay Act by paying Rowe less than her male counterparts for…

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Could Iceland’s New Equal Pay Law Make It in The U.S.?


Equal pay amongst genders has been a topic of conversation in the United States and around the world for decades. Now Iceland has done something about it. The country has passed a law that more effectively enforces gender pay discrimination law. At the start of the new year, the Land of Fire and Ice became…

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Google Fends Off Allegations of Pay Discrimination, For Now


Google has fended off a lawsuit claiming that women employees at the company are paid less than their male counterparts. A California Superior Court judge dismissed the lawsuit filed by three former female former employees on behalf of women employed by Google in California over the past four years because the complaint was too broad.…

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DOL, Google Data Dispute Highlights Increasing Information Demands

Expect More Government Requests for Data in the Future

A dispute between the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and Google is an example of the demand for increase data that companies can expect to see from the government as technology continues to evolve. The DOL’s Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs (OFCCP) in 2015 conducted a random compliance evaluation of Google’s diversity practices to…

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