Google and age discrimination

May 24, 2010

According to an article in today’s San Jose Mercury News, former Google Engineer Brian Reid’s case alleging age discrimination on the part of Google is going to be heard by the California State Supreme Court. The article said:

Reid’s (age 54) long-running legal feud with Google has reached the California Supreme Court, which this week will hear arguments that will determine if the age discrimination allegations will ever be aired to a jury. [Read More]

I am not saying Google is guilty. However the sheer number of allegations we have seen and heard lately about Google’s business practices makes me wonder. We are planning to give Google all our campus e-mail. What is the back out strategy should we decide we need to stop doing business with them at a later date?