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After protests, Google makes changes to sexual harassment policy

Google said on Thursday it would make changes to how it handles sexual harassment claims, a week after thousands of its employees around the world walked off their jobs to protest its response to such issues......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersNov 8th, 2018

Google is ditching its mandatory arbitration policy after mass protest

Previously, Google had made arbitration optional for sexual harassment and sexual assault disputes only......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 22nd, 2019

eBay is the latest tech giant to end forced arbitration of sexual harassment at work

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 Apple Inc., Alphabet Inc.-owned Google, Facebook.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 13th, 2018

Facebook to End Forced Arbitration for Sexual-Harassment Claims

Facebook is ending its policy of requiring employee sexual-harassment claims to be settled in private arbitration, a day after Google rolled back a similar policy under pressure from employees......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 10th, 2018

Facebook, Following Google, Ends Policy Against Handling Sexual Harassment Claims in Court, Report Says

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Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 9th, 2018

​Google, after employee walkout, overhauls sexual misconduct policy

Google said it would end the practice of forced arbitration for claims of sexual harassment or assault after more than 20,000 employees staged a walkout last week to protest how the internet company handles cases of sexual misconduct......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 8th, 2018

More Than 20,000 Google Employees Participated in Walkout Over Sexual Harassment Policy

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Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 3rd, 2018

Arizona House moves forward on code of conduct before session ends

More than a year has passed since Arizona legislative leaders promised a code of conduct for its members, but the House Ethics Committee still has not produced a code or a policy on sexual harassment. Democratic lawmakers held a press conference April 3.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 4th, 2019

Lloyds Of London Will Combat Sexual Harassment By "Naming And Shaming" Culprits

Following a report just days ago that sexual harassment and day drinking were commonplace at Lloyd's of London, the company is now hitting back with a policy that will "name and shame" anyone it bans from the insurance market due to se.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 28th, 2019

​Inside Google’s rebooted robotics program

Google has quietly been retooling an ambitious but troubled robotics program that was once led by an executive who left the company amid accusations of sexual harassment......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 26th, 2019

Google board sued for hushing misconduct claims against Rubin

Alphabet Inc.’s board of directors was sued by a shareholder for “quietly” approving a $90 million exit payment to the father of Android, Andy Rubin, and protecting other executives accused of sexual harassment......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 10th, 2019

Google board sued for hushing misconduct claims against Rubin

Alphabet Inc.’s board of directors was sued by a shareholder for “quietly” approving a $90 million exit payment to the father of Android, Andy Rubin, and protecting other executives accused of sexual harassment......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 10th, 2019

One of Google"s new sexual-harassment policies could be the key to changing all of Silicon Valley"s bro culture

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images After a boatload of drama at Google over how the comp.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 15th, 2018

Why Companies Now Want Harassment Out in the Light

The MeToo movement has cast a cloud over corporate America’s penchant for secrecy on sexual harassment complaints. Some companies are embracing sunshine as an antidote. Tech titans Microsoft, Google, Facebook and Uber, as well as white-.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 14th, 2018

Google and Facebook ended forced arbitration for sexual harassment claims. Why more companies could follow.

One lawyer called it a 'minimal gesture' for a company to show it is committed to preventing sexual harassment.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 13th, 2018

Google and Facebook ended forced arbitration for sexual harassment claims. Why more companies could follow.

One lawyer called it a 'minimal gesture' for a company to show it is committed to preventing sexual harassment.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 13th, 2018

One of Google"s most powerful female executives says she walked out with staff protesting sexual harassment

Google Google's Chief Financial Officer Ruth Porat is one of the most senior wom.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 13th, 2018

Facebook is ending forced arbitration of sexual harassment claims, following Google’s mass walkout

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 company’s directors and executives disclose all rom.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 12th, 2018

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) revamped its sexual harassment policies in the wake of employee protests

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Category: topSource: livetradingnewsNov 9th, 2018

The Google walkout protesters are demanding the company now takes action on "systemic racism"

Reuters The Google walkout protesters have commended the company's swift action on sexual harassment. C.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 9th, 2018

Google walkout prompts changes in sexual harassment policies

A week after thousands of employees walked out to protest its workplace policies, Google announced that it will no longer require employee sexual harassment claims be handled in private arbitration... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 9th, 2018