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Judge limits data Google must give Labor Dept for pay disparity audit
July 18, 2017 / 1:04 AM / 4 months ago

Judge limits data Google must give Labor Dept for pay disparity audit

By Robert Iafolla Google Inc does not have to turn over all the data the U.S. Labor Department sought as part of its probe of gender-based pay disparities at the technology giant, although the company must provide some of the salary and contact information the department requested, an administrative law judge has ruled.

Administrative Law Judge Steven Berlin said in a ruling issued on Friday that a request by the department’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs for contact information for the 25,000 employees who work at the company’s Mountain View, California headquarters was unduly burdensome and could put workers’ privacy at risk because the federal government has been repeatedly hacked.

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