Google hopes its latest internal findings will ease the tension around pay equity.
As part of a national debate over equal access and compensation, Google has been a key target for criticism about workplace discrimination and bias. The company faces a Labor Department investigation over its compensation for female employees. Divisions within the company over the issue were highlighted when employee James Damore sent around a memo blaming biological differences for the disparity in workplace elevation.
Now the company hopes to resolve the issue with transparency—and some surprising findings.
In a blog post, the company says its latest round of inquiries revealed that men—not women—have been underpaid at some position levels.
In 2018, we included 91percent of Googlers in our analysis, the highest percentage to date. We provided $9.7 million in adjustments to a total of 10,677 Googlers.