Google hit with class-action gender pay lawsuit

Google faces a new lawsuit accusing it of gender-based pay discrimination. A lawyer representing three female former Google employees is seeking class action status for the claim.

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Labor Official Skewers Google Over Gender Pay Discrimination


The Department of Labor has found “systemic compensation disparities” between Google’s female employees and their male counterparts, regional director Janette Wipper said at a hearing in San Francisco. The hearing was in connection with the department’s lawsuit over Google’s failure to hand over detailed compensation data about employees at its California headquarters. “This investigation has revealed significant evidence of discrimination in pay against women at Google’s headquarters,” said Department of Labor spokesperson Jose Carnevali.

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Girls learn science in defiance of Boko Haram

A female electronics engineer in Nigeria is defying Boko Haram in the region, by encouraging girls to pursue careers in science and technology.

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Nintendo fires woman who had become an online target

A female Nintendo employee has been fired after months of harassment from gamers who blamed her for censorship—but the company says her firing has nothing to do with her being targeted by the “GamerGate” campaign, the Verge reports.

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Are female emojis harmful to girls?

Female emojis are limiting and stereotypical, a new #LikeAGirl video argues.


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How to make science safer for women

It’s a lesson most female astronomers learn at some point in their careers when they face unwanted sexual behavior from professors, advisers or anyone who holds their future in their hands.


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Move over Messi: Women are getting 'In the Game' with 'FIFA '16'

For the first time ever, female gamers can now see themselves as soccer players in the best-selling global soccer (or “football,” for those outside the U.S.) “FIFA” franchise published by the EA Sports division of Electronic Arts. “FIFA ’16” goes on sale today for PC, PlayStation 3 and 4, as well as Xbox One and 360.

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13 Instagram accounts you can't unfollow

Discover 13 artists — all young, female, and lighting up Instagram — you should be adding to your daily scroll.

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Apple to pay female employees up to $20,000 for new egg freezing fertility benefit

Female employees working at Apple will soon be offered a fertility benefit of up to $20,000 to put toward freezing their eggs, which advocates say gives women the freedom to seek career advancement without worrying about future family plans.



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