We aren't biased against Big Tech – Uncle Sam rolls eyes as Oracle pay dispute case rumbles on

www.theregister.co.uk | 2/28/2019 | Staff
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The US Department of Labor has insisted it isn't targeting the national tech industry as it presses ahead with its discrimination suit against Oracle.

According to Bloomberg Law, a town hall meeting in San Jose, California, this week saw the DoL's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) director move to reassure Silicon Valley that he wasn't out for its blood.

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"No one is being targeted or singled out for review," Craig Leen was reported to have said. "I want OFCCP to have a good and constructive relationship with the tech industry."

The OFCCP was last month given the go-ahead to proceed with a years-long case against Big Red, and the pair are currently exchanging barbs in the litigation.

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The case is based on a report that looked at hiring and pay policies going back to 2013, and found that Oracle paid white men more than women and people who were African American and Asian.

Oracle has said the claims are "gratuitous" and "demonstrably false" – accusing the DoL of assuming that...
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