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A technical director is suing Google for allegedly paying her less than male counterparts and promoting less-qualified men to positions for which she was more skilled.
In a filing [PDF] this week in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York, Ulku Rowe accused Google of discrimination "by hiring her at a lower level and paying her less compensation than her similarly situated male peers, denying her additional earned compensation, and denying her a promotion for which she was the most qualified – instead hiring a less qualified man for the role."
Rowe - Treatment - Google - Filing - Claims
When Rowe complained about her treatment, Google attempted to demote her, the filing claims. She is, right now, a director of engineering at Google Cloud based in New York.
She has more than 20 years' technology experience and was previously a managing director and CTO of credit risk technology at JP Morgan Chase.
March - Google - Director - Services - Cloud
In March 2017, she joined Google as technical director of financial services at the cloud platform unit. At the time Google was hiring several technical directors for other verticals. Rowe was told she would be hired at level 8. When...
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