Linux Programmer Recruited by Google Four Times and Rejected, Joins Suit


There was something about Cheryl Fillekes that Google really liked. Over a seven-year period, Fillekes, who specializes in Unix and Linux system programming, was contacted by Google recruiters four different times for jobs. In each case, she did well enough in the phone interviews to get an invitation for an in-person interview.

Despite all these interviews, Fillekes never got a job offer, and Google is now getting an age discrimination lawsuit.

Fillekes joined a lawsuit filed in April by Robert Heath, who was 60 in 2011 when he applied for a job at Google. The age discrimination complaint was amended recently to include Fillekes.

Read more at Computerworld.