August 22, 2017 / 9:01 PM / a year ago

Google cannot ask age-bias plaintiffs for 'all facts of any kind'

A federal judge in California on Monday said Google was not entitled to all the information it wanted to defend against claims that it refused to hire older job applicants, including self-evaluations of their unsuccessful job interviews.

U.S. District Judge Beth Labson Freeman in San Jose said Google may compel class members to disclose facts that support their accusations of age discrimination, but could not ask for “all facts of any kind” related to those claims. Google, a unit of Alphabet Inc, is represented by Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart.

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