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Google Nears Win In Bid To Trim Hiring Age Bias Suit

Law360, San Jose (January 11, 2018, 9:13 PM EST) -- A California federal judge Thursday tentatively trimmed a disparate impact claim from a collective action alleging Google’s hiring practices discriminated against older candidates, saying because a former plaintiff withdrew that claim it’s also waived for the 47-year-old woman who took over as lead plaintiff.

U.S. District Judge Beth Labson Freeman told the parties at the onset of a hearing Thursday that she was inclined to grant Google’s motion to dismiss the claim, which alleges the company's policies and practices, in effect, favored younger workers. The judge,...
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Case Information

Case Title

Robert Heath v. Google LLC

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs


Beth Labson Freeman

Date Filed

April 22, 2015

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