Newsletter: What rulers are reading
- July 24, 2020
- David Neumark, economics, Politico, July 24, 2020
In the courts -- “Google Women Seek Class-Action Status for Gender-Pay Lawsuit,” by
Malathi Nayak: “Four female former employees of Alphabet Inc.’s Google are trying
to persuade a state court to let them represent more than 10,000 peers in a gender-pay
disparity suit against the company, setting the stage for the next big battle over
class-action status. Google paid women approximately $16,794 less per year than ‘the
similarly-situated man,’ the women said in a filing on Tuesday, citing an analysis
by David Neumark, an economist at the University of California, Irvine. ‘Google paid
women less base salary, smaller bonuses, and less stock than men in the same job code
and location,’ they said.
For the full story, please visit https://www.politico.com/newsletters/women-rule/2020/07/24/expletives-and-outbursts-the-real-life-of-a-woman-in-us-politics-489881.
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