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, however, did not issue a final ruling at the conclusion of Thursday's proceedings. If dropped,...

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