The average age of employees at Silicon Valley Technologies is fairly low, and it is very difficult for older candidates to enter. According to 2013 data, the median age of Google is 29.
Cheryl Ann Fillekes, Doctor of Geophysics at the University of Chicago, was contacted four times by Google recruiters in seven years. She performed well in telephone interviews and was invited to face-to-face interviews, but each time she was rejected.
She was on Google in 2015Age Discrimination LitigationThis is the case. More than 200 people later joined the age discrimination class action. Google now agrees to pay $11 millionSettlement of the class actionEach plaintiff can earn an average of $35,000.