Google Claims Women Fudged Data, Denies Gender Pay Gap

Law360, San Francisco (May 7, 2021, 8:51 PM EDT) -- Google accused its female ex-employees Friday of having "manipulated" and "fabricated" data to support their accusations that the search behemoth systematically underpaid women and hired them at lower-level positions than their male peers, urging a California state judge not to certify a class of over 10,000 women.

Google's attorneys blasted as inaccurate expert analyses concluding that Google underpaid women and engaged in common practices adverse to women, urging San Francisco Superior Court Judge Andrew Y. S. Cheng during a remote hearing Friday to exclude the testimony of one of the experts and to deny class certification sought by four women who sued Google nearly four years...

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