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Google pays $11M in age discrimination cases

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Google agreed to pay $11 million to settle 227 claims of age discrimination.

The plaintiffs are set to receive about $35,000 each after attorneys are paid $2.75 million. Cheryl Fillekes, the lead plantiff, will receive an extra $10,000.

Fillekes alleged a recruiter asked for her college and graduate degree dates to see how old she was. Robert Heath originally was the lead plaintiff, but he settled with Google in December 2018.

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