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Revealed: Google illegally underpaid thousands of workers across dozens of countries

Google has been illegally underpaying thousands of temporary workers in dozens of countries. Company delayed correcting the pay rates for more than two years as it attempted to cover up the problem. Google admitted the failures and said it would conduct an investigation after being contacted by the Guardian. Whistleblower Aid has filed a complaint about the alleged violations with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.
Revealed: Google illegally underpaid thousands of workers across dozens of countries
9 days ago|Mountain View, United States

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The Guardian
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Revealed: Google illegally underpaid thousands of workers across dozens of countries

Documents show company dragged feet to correct disparity after learning it was failing to comply with local laws in UK, Europe and Asia

10 days ago|London, United Kingdom
New York Times
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Google Could Be Violating Labor Laws With Pay for Temp Workers

The company realized months ago that it could be running afoul of pay laws in a number of countries but has been slow to fix the problem, according to internal documents.

10 days ago|New York, United States
c|net
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Google to review pay practices after allegedly underpaying temp workers

The search giant may owe more than $100 million in back salaries, according to reports.

10 days ago|New York, United States
WION
WIONC

Google underpaid thousands of contract workers across dozens of countries: Report

According to reports, Google underpaid thousands of international contract workers, violating pay-parity laws in several countries and delayed correcting the pay rates for more than two years as it attempted to cover up the problem. The tech giant’s compliance department discovered that it had been underpaying workers in UK, Europe and Asia since May 2019, but chose not to immediately compensate the underpaid temporary staff.

9 days ago|Noida, India
Business Insider
Business InsiderC

Google underpaid thousands of international 'shadow workers,' violating labor laws around the world, reports reveal

One manager worried a pay bump would allow workers to "connect the dots" and lead to a "flurry of noise/frustration," emails reviewed by NYT revealed.

10 days ago|United States
The Verge
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Google faces whistleblower complaint that it underpaid temp workers by as much as $100 million

Illustration by Alex Castro / The VergeIn 2019 a New York Times report called Google’s then-121,000-strong assortment of temporary employees “a shadow work force that now outnumbers the company’s full-time employees.” Now, a whistleblower has filed a complaint with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) stating that gaps in pay between temporary workers and full-time employees doing similar work had widened over the last few years, stretch…

9 days ago|United States
Ars Technica
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Report: Google has illegally underpaid thousands of temp workers since 2019

EnlargeA new investigation from The Guardian pulls no punches while detailing Google's treatment of temporary workers, saying, "Google has been illegally underpaying thousands of temporary workers in dozens of countries and delayed correcting the pay rates for more than two years as it attempted to cover up the problem."The Guardian says it has seen documents indicating that Google has known about this problem since 2019, and "rather than immedi…

9 days ago|United States
Euro Weekly News
Euro Weekly News

Google faces whistleblower complaints that it underpaid temp workers

Google is facing whistleblower complaints that it has underpaid temp workers millions since 2019. A new investigation carried out by The Guardian pulls no punches while detailing Google’s treatment of temporary workers. According to the report: “Google has been illegally underpaying thousands of temporary workers in dozens of countries and delayed correcting the pay rates […]The post Google faces whistleblower complaint that it underpaid temp wo…

9 days ago|Spain
Gizmodo
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Google Reportedly Shortchanged Temps Around the Globe—Potentially Costing Them $100 Million in Wages

Reports in the New York Times and Guardian show Google execs slow-rolled a solution rather than attract media attention.

10 days ago|United States
techmeme.com
techmeme.com

Internal docs: Google realized last year it illegally underpaid temp staff in many countries for years, but was slow to fix the issue fearing negative publicity

Daisuke Wakabayashi / New York Times: Internal docs: Google realized last year it illegally underpaid temp staff in many countries for years, but was slow to fix the issue fearing negative publicity  —  The company realized months ago that it could be running afoul of pay laws in a number of countries but has been slow to fix the problem, according to internal documents.

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8 of these news sources are bias rated
4 lean LEFT, 4 are CENTER
L 50%
C 50%
Gizmodo
The Guardian
New York Times
The Verge
c|net
WION
Business Insider
Ars Technica
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