Google Claims “Too Big to Comply” With Wage Discrimination Laws

They say there is no wage discrimination, but they can’t produce the data to prove that because, too big… Accused of underpaying women, Google says it’s too expensive to get wage data | Technology | The Guardian

Kristin Zmrhal, Google’s senior legal operations manager, also testified that the process of compiling data for the DoL has required engineers, lawyers and employees across departments to build new systems, conduct extensive quality reviews of files, redact documents and complete other complex tasks.

“It became too burdensome,” she said, noting Google was forced to hire a third-party vendor to help. “The team was bogged down.”

So we are supposed to believe that there is no wage discrimination at Google because they say so. Because there couldn’t be any wage discrimination at tech companies… Right.

Surveys have repeatedly found that women are often paid less than men for the same jobs across Silicon Valley. An account of sexual harassment at Uber earlier this year has also sparked a widespread debate about misogyny and misconduct in tech.

And then there is age discrimination…

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