Google is set to argue Friday that a case claiming the company discriminates against potential hires who hold conservative political views isn’t suited for a class action.
Presiding Judge Brian C. Walsh of the Superior Court of Santa Clara County is scheduled to hear arguments Friday on Google’s request for demurrer, which claims the facts don’t support classwide relief. Google claims the perceived conservative political class of Google job applicants the suit is centered on does not constitute a “well-defined community of interest.” The tech giant, defended by Zach Hutton, a Paul Hastings partner in San Francisco, has asked the court to strike language in the complaint involving political class claims.
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