A former Googlerecruiter was sacked from his job for objecting to a company practice of rejecting Asian and white male candidates for technical positions, according to a civil lawsuitfiled against the internet giant. In August 2017, the Guardian revealed that more than 60 current and former Google employees were considering bringing a lawsuit against the company, alleging sexism and pay disparities against women.
Further, she stated that the company is not hesitant in accepting that they look for a diverse pool of qualified candidates for open roles, and this helps them in hiring the best people, improve culture and build better products.
Indian actress Sridevi dies at age 54 Sridevi , one of India's most celebrated actresses , has died according to multiple reports published by Indian media outlets. Sridevi was reportedly with husband Boney Kapoor and daughter Khushi in Dubai when she passed away .
Last month, Tim Chevalier, an ex-software developer at Google, also filed a lawsuit claiming that the company fired him over pro-diversity posts circulated internally. The suit reportedly claims that his employment was terminated after he complained to human resources that Google discriminated against white and Asian men in favor of applicants who were Hispanic, African American or female. This week, Loretta Lee, a female software engineer who worked at Google for seven years before she was sacked in 2016, filed a lawsuit against the company alleging that she was routinely sexually harassed at Google, and that the company did not intervene. But previous year, Wilberg claims YouTube recruiters were told to cancel interviews where the candidate wasn't female, black or Hispanic. It's also alleged that management deleted emails and other records about diversity requirements late a year ago.
The hiring practices challenged in the lawsuit fall into a controversial area of labor law, where setting goals to diversify is acceptable, but setting quotas is not. It claims that for several quarters, Google would only hire people from historically underrepresented groups for technical positions. Arne Wilberg worked at Google for 9 years, four of which were spent at YouTube as a recruiter. Wilberg, a white male, alleges that he was told in January 2016 that managers deleted all emails about the quotas, and that he and other recruiting staff were later instructed in 2017 to stop tracking the minority hires and to stop making hiring decisions based on diversity characteristics. However, the Journal cites anonymous sources that corroborate some of Wilberg's claims.
The New York Times reports Apollo Global Management, a private equity firm, lent $184 million to Kushner Companies in November. But things haven't been going well for Kushner of late - with his security clearance getting downgraded last week.
Not only did List post the best round of the day at four-under par , but he did so on the strength of a bogey-free back nine. He did it battling a brutish course in wintry, blustery winds, on "scratchy" and "dicey" greens that made par a good score.
If not been for the mishap, they would have easily topped Canadian dancers Tessa Virtue-Scott Moir's 83.67. The couple would have lost five points for stopping the routine, so they made a decision to continue.
In addition to Neymar's injury, PSG confirmed centre-back Marquinhos suffered a thigh injury against Marseille. The two-time World Cup victor insists, however, Neymar has moved to PSG to win the Champions League.
Although Spotify has yet to show off or even confirm any hardware in the works, the listings seem to point to a smart speaker. It launched HomePod into a market already dominated by Amazon's Echo speakers, with the Google Home range in second place.
Rachel Crooks is one of 19 women to make sexual misconduct allegations against the president, all of which he denies. But when they met, Crooks told the Post , "He started kissing me on one cheek, then the other cheek".
We're talking about Antonio Brown/DeAndre Hopkins-level money for a guy who took 65 percent of his snaps in the slot last season. A person familiar with the team's plans tells The Associated Press that the Dolphins hope to sign Landry to a multi-year deal.
The deal will reduce tariffs in economies that together amount to more than 13 percent of global GDP - a total of $10 trillion. Champagne said now that the full text of the 11-nation trade pact has been released, it will be signed March 8 in Chile.
According to an official statement released by the FDA, kratom may not appear as an ingredient on those product labels. Food and Drug Administration had previously warned not to use the drug after it was tied to 36 deaths .
There's nothing concrete out there telling us exactly what Los Angeles gave up to add Peters to the mix. None of those character concerns was evidently enough to dissuade the Rams from making a deal, though.
As it so happens, Van Der Zwaan, the lawyer indicted Tuesday, is the son-in-law of Russian oligarch German Khan . The government of Yanukovych was aligned with Russian Federation , and Yanukovych fled there after his ouster.
Watson won the Genesis Open for the third time with a two-shot victory, his final-round 2-under 69 capping a 12-under week. About all he had were options. "I got exhausted of weighing myself, because I was scared to death", Watson said.
It stated that Atwal has also been photographed in India with Indian-origin Brampton South Liberal MP Sonia Sidhu. The car's windows were smashed and Sidhu was shot five times, but survived the assassination attempt.
It also said its locations that are usually open Saturday will stay open for two hours longer to address any customer needs. There are several BB&T bank branches throughout metro Atlanta and the state of Georgia and all customers are affected.
The charity formally also apologised to Haiti on Monday over the scandal and for failing to report the matter adequately. Goldring said the allegations would spur Oxfam to do better in the future. "I do not defend decision", said Goldring.
De Leon has billed himself has a more progressive politician than Feinstein offering a fresh outlook to the party. Since neither candidate reached a 60 percent threshold, the party is withholding an endorsement in this race.
The University of Kentucky said they reviewed the Yahoo! Ayton started against OR and had 28 points and 18 rebounds in the loss. Bilas also demanded Arizona put Miller on administrative leave and bench Ayton until the matter can be investigated fully.
The players received their gold medals during a ceremony where Russian flags and the national anthem were both absent. For the Germans, the silver is their first medal since 1976 when they won a Bronze Medal after beating Finland.
MetLife Inc . - The insurer terminated discounts that had been offered to NRA members on the NRA website Enterprise Holdings Inc . However, Trump has also called for raising the minimum age for purchasing semi-automatic rifles, a move the NRA opposes.
At a press conference on Monday afternoon, Ralston said that Alberta's ban is a "clear violation" of the CFTA. In Alberta, meanwhile, 82% supported the province's position compared to 18 percent siding with B.C.
According to several reports out Friday, the new embassy will officially open May 14 - just in time for Israel's independence day. On the same day, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hailed the US announcement as "a great day for the people of Israel".
By the end of this long-lasting cold snap, much of Europe will be blanketed in a deep snow cover just as spring begins to set in. The south east has been hit with warnings of power cuts and travel disruption - with five to 10cm of snow expected to lay.
Compensatory picks were previously not allowed to be traded, until a rule change allowed dealing such picks starting in 2017. The Cincinnati Bengals , Green Bay Packers and Oakland Raiders were also granted four compensatory picks.
Kushner's ability to continue to do the very important work he has been assigned by the president", Lowell said last week. Kushner has amended his submission multiple times , delaying his clearance process.
Bloomberg says that talks first began more than a year ago, and Apple is seeking a long-term deal - though nothing is yet certain. Apple has increased its engagement with cobalt miners in recent years due to scrutiny from worldwide human rights organizations.