Google Discriminates Against Older Workers, Suit Says

Law360, New York (April 23, 2015, 1:36 PM EDT) -- A software engineer filed a proposed class action against Google Inc. in California federal court on Wednesday accusing the Internet giant of discriminating against older individuals in the hiring process, the latest allegation of age bias in the tech industry.

In his complaint, Robert Heath said the company has a systematic practice of discriminating against job applicants over the age of 40, routinely excluding them from positions for which they are well-qualified. Heath, who was 60 years old when he interviewed with Google in 2011, said the tech company's pattern of shutting older workers out has resulted in a median age employee...

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