Judge: Govt. asked Google for too much data in gender case

Google denies claim as US official describes ‘chilling effect’, saying employees have expressed fear company’s strict policy prevents them from speaking outThe US Department of Labor has raised concerns that Google’s strict confidentiality agreements have discouraged employees from speaking to the government about discrimination as part of a high-profile wage inequality investigation. Following a judge’s ruling that Google must hand over salary records and employee contact information to federal regulators investigating possible systemic pay disparities, a labor department official said the agency was worried that the technology corporation’s restrictive employee communication policies could impede the next phase of the inquiry. Continue reading...

Judge: Govt. asked Google for too much data in gender case

An administrative law judge has ruled that Labor Department officials investigating gender pay bias had asked Google for data in a way that's too broad and intrusive on employee privacy.

Mon 17 Jul 17 from Phys.org

Judge: Govt. asked Google for too much data in gender case, Mon 17 Jul 17 from AP

Judge: Govt. asked Google for too much data in gender case, Mon 17 Jul 17 from AP

The Labor Department just lost a battle with Google over its alleged gender pay gap

The decision is a blow to officials trying to uncover evidence of inequality.

Sun 16 Jul 17 from The Washington Post

Judge limits salary data Google has to give Labor Department - CNET

The federal government had asked for nearly two decades of data in a gender equality case. A judge called that "unreasonable" and "unduly burdensome."

Mon 17 Jul 17 from CNET Cutting Edge

Judge sides with Google in its battle with the Labor Department over employee pay data

 On Friday, an administrative law judge handed Google a victory, ruling that it does not need to hand over all the data requested by the Department of Labor as part of an audit of the company’s ...

Sun 16 Jul 17 from TechCrunch

Google told to hand over salary details in gender equality court battle

Judge rules tech giant must give US federal department snapshot of its 2014 pay records as part of pay discrimination caseA judge has ordered Google to hand over salary records to the government ...

Sun 16 Jul 17 from Guardian.co.uk

Google wins fight with Labor Department over pay gap data

Google appears to have emerged mostly triumphant in its fight with the Department of Labor over supplying pay gap data. An administrative law judge has ruled that the Office of Federal ...

Sun 16 Jul 17 from Engadget

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