California judge dismisses lawsuit that claims #google paid female employees less than male colleagues


Allegations that Google has paid its female employees less than men and given them fewer promotion opportunities have been dismissed for now by a California state judge today, as reported by Reuters.

Superior Court judge Mary Wiss said that the lawsuit, which represented all female Google employees in California, was too vague, and asked that the plaintiffs file a new complaint for only the specific groups of women affected by pay discrimination. Wiss added that two of the three named plaintiffs hadn’t proven that the work they did for Google was equal to the work done by men who had been reportedly paid more.

After Wiss’ concerns were raised, a plaintiff lawyer, James Finberg, said today that he would file a new complaint by early next…

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