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Google Settles Age-Bias Lawsuit for Undisclosed Amount

Oct. 5, 2018, 9:58 PM

Google agreed to pay an undisclosed amount to settle the claims of job applicants who said the company discriminated against them on the basis of age.

Daniel Low, a lawyer for the applicants age 40 and older, said the parties agreed to a dollar amount during a settlement conference Oct. 5 but agreed to keep the amount confidential until it is approved by the court.

The parties have yet to agree on “non-monetary relief” intended to prevent discrimination against older job applicants in the future, Low said.

The lawsuit, filed in 2015, alleged that qualified older job workers were less...

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