NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Vicki Tardif, a linguist at Google, who led one of the walkouts last year. Now, she's building upon that with a social media campaign to end forced arbitration. NPR - Published
Organizers of last November's Google Walkout, in which thousands of employees left their offices in solidarity and protest over the company's handling of sexual misconduct cases, are making headlines..
Last week we wrote about a pair of new lawsuits against Google’s parent company, Alphabet, alleging that the board acted improperly in which it agreed to pay out tens of millions of dollars to.. The Verge - Published
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*1. Facebook's business model is under scrutiny in Germany, where a local regulator will reportedly order the social network to.. Business Insider - Published
A group of Google employees are taking to Twitter and Instagram tomorrow in an attempt to educate the public about forced arbitration, Recode first reported. From 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. EST, this group will.. TechCrunch - Published
· Organizers of last year's Google Walkout, where thousands of employees left their desks to protest the company's handling of executive sexual misconduct cases, are launching a social media campaign.. Business Insider - Published
The SEC has long refused to allow companies to go public with bylaws or other governing documents that would require shareholders to arbitrate federal securities law claims against the company. Mondaq - Published
· On Monday, some of the original organizers for Google's November walkout demanded an end to forced arbitration.
· Forced arbitration is a corporate practice whereby upon their hiring, employees.. Business Insider - Published
On the heels of an employee-led protest against Google, a group of 35 Google employees is banding together to take it a step further and end the practice of forced arbitration across the entire tech.. TechCrunch - Published
Remaining month, when 20,000 Google workers walked out of labor, their first call for was once an finish to a convention that forestalls staff from taking their employer to courtroom over problems like.. The News Articles - Published
· *After a boatload of drama at Google over how the company has handled sexual harassment and misconduct, CEO Sundar Pichai announced new policies.*
· *Google is joining a wave of companies that.. Business Insider - Published
Dozens of Google employees on Tuesday are publicly calling for the tech giant to abandon building its censored Chinese search engine.
The project, internally dubbed “Project Dragonfly,” has.. The Wrap - Published
Watch VideoUber is taking a bold action in terms of addressing sexual assault and harassment. The ride-sharing company announced it created a system to classify and track claims of sexual assault.. Newsy - Published
Earlier this month, thousands of Google employees walked out of their offices, in part to protest company policies regarding sexual harassment, transparency, and the handling thereof. CEO Sundar Pichai.. The Next Web - Published
San Jose-based eBay Inc. is ending a company policy that forced employees into private arbitration in cases of sexual harassment at work, BuzzFeed reports. EBay’s new policy mirrors similar moves by.. bizjournals - Published
· *Google's Chief Financial Officer Ruth Porat is one of the most senior women at the company.*
· *She told a conference hosted by The Wall Street Journal that she joined employees walking out two.. Business Insider - Published
· *Uber detailed 21 new categories of sexual misconduct and assault it is going to adopt in its reporting.*
· *The report outlining the categories contains a "mix-and-match" exercise in which.. Business Insider - Published
Facebook on Friday became the latest tech company to end a policy that had forced employees to go into arbitration in cases of sexual harassment at work. It also added a new requirement that the.. bizjournals - Published Also reported by •Wall Street Journal •The Verge
eBay and Airbnb will both allow sexual harassment victims to take their cases to court, rather than requiring private arbitration, the companies told BuzzFeed. They’re the latest companies to drop.. The Verge - Published Also reported by •Wall Street Journal
· *Facebook is ending a policy of required arbitration in cases of sexual harassment at the company.*
· *The policy requires employees to give up their right to sue.*
· *This change came a day.. Business Insider - Published
Organizers of last week's protest against Google aren't satisfied that the tech giant is doing enough to quell their concerns by amending the company's sexual harassment policy. Google CEO Sundar.. bizjournals - Published