Google Calls Ex-Female Employees' Pay-Equity Lawsuit 'Vague' and Sparse'
Lawyers for Google Inc. argue a class action that accuses the company of pay discrimination casts too wide a net with overbroad claims of alleged gender inequities and unfair promotion opportunities for women.
A Harvard Law professor has issued a report recommending a cap on all contingent fee contracts for attorneys representing former players individually and rejecting arguments that parties should pay an additional set-aside toward a common benefit fund for class counsel attorneys.
Mediation columnists Abby Tolchinsky and Ellie Wertheim write: While resolution of harassment claims with monetary settlements and non-disclosure agreements provide some recourse, several questions are left open. Namely: How can a victim’s voice and story be heard? How should a perpetrator be held accountable? What is the effect of non-disclosure agreements on the deterrence of future (mis)conduct by the perpetrator?
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