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STUDY: Google underpaid MALE employees by millions in 2018

As Google grapples with multiple lawsuits and a federal investigation into an alleged gender pay gap hurting female employees, an analysis of the company’s compensation shows it’s actually men who are earning less for similar work.

Google conducts an annual study to determine whether the company is underpaying women or minorities, and Lauren Barbato, lead analyst with People Analytics, said this year’s results revealed a “surprising trend that we didn’t expect.”

Using an algorithm that considers market rate for jobs, location, experience and performance, the company identified $9.7 million in adjustments for a total of 10,677 employees, most of them men, The New York Times reports.

The total number of Google employees is unknown, but Google’s parent company, Alphabet, employed nearly 100,000 workers at the end of 2018 and vast majority work for search engine site.

“Men account for about 69 percent of the company’s work force, […]

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