Google Employees Compile Data Illustrating Gender Wage Gap

By Kaitlyn D’Onofrio

Publicly discussing salaries has long been regarded as taboo in the workplace. But a handful of Google employees have rejected this notion, unearthing further evidence of unequal wages at the company.

Nearly 1,200 Google staff members in the United States — roughly 2 percent of the company’s global workforce — reported their salaries and bonuses in an employee-generated spreadsheet. The data, obtained by the New York Times, illustrates disparities in pay at varying levels.

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