Google underpaid thousands of temporary workers around the world, The Guardian and NYT report.
Countries with "pay-parity" laws require equitable wages for full-time and temporary workers.
One manager worried a pay bump would allow staff to "connect the dots" and cause an uproar, emails reviewed by NYT showed.
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Google underpaid thousands of international contract workers, violating pay-parity laws in several countries, The New York Times and The Guardian reported Friday.
According to The Guardian, Google employs over 900 temporary workers throughout the UK, Ireland, India, Germany, the Netherlands, France, and Poland — all of which enforce local pay-parity laws.
In short, we're going to figure out what went wrong here, why it happened, and we're going to make it right.". »