Google Wins Age Discrimination Suit

Google Prevails
in Age Discrimination Suit
from the Associated Press covers Google winning
in an age discrimination suit that was
filed in
July 2004. Brian Reid, one of AltaVista’s founders who went over to Google,
filed the suit when he was aged 54 and alleged that he was told by a Google exec
that he didn’t fit into Google’s youthful atmosphere. Reid’s firing from Google
cost him stock options estimated to be worth $38 million. Reid’s complaint
against Google was also featured in John Battelle’s new book
The Search
(page 233-234).

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