269 People Joined An Age Discrimination Class Action Suit Against Google
Slashdot reader #9,119 BrookHarty writes:
“269 people have joined a class-action lawsuit against Google claiming they were discriminated against in the workplace based on their age…” reports BizJournals. “The lawsuit originated in 2015 with plaintiff Robert Heath and was certified as a class-action in 2016.” Google has stated it has implemented policies to stop age discrimination but still has an average employee age of 29. In 2004 Larry Page fired Brian Reid nine days before IPO costing Reid 45 million in unvested stock options. Reid was fired for lack of “cultural fit”. Reid has settled for an undisclosed amount.
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