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Google gives raises after finding out it was underpaying men

Google has given pay raises to thousands of staffers after finding that it was underpaying some men when compared to women. The search engine company said in a blog post Monday that an internal audit uncovered several new pay discrepancies, including some male engineers earning less than their female counterparts, despite doing the same job. Male employees with the job title Level 4 Software Engineer received “less discretionary funds than women,” the blog post said. The average employee in that position pulls in around $160,000, according to the job review company Glassdoor. Google said it will be distributing $9.7 million in pay adjustments to 10,677 employees for that and other pay disparities. It did not break down how man ...