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Google changes sex-misconduct policy after walkouts

Internet giant's CEO spells out concessions in an email to workers who demanded change after bombshell New York Times report.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 8th, 2018

Google bows to worker pressure on sexual misconduct policy

The changes come one week after thousands of high-paid engineers and others walked out in protest ov.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 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

Twitter Drops SPLC As "Safety Partner" - While Facebook, Google, Amazon Remain Silent

Twitter has clipped the embattled left-wing Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) after the group's executive leadership quit over allegations of sexual and racial misconduct and scamming its liberal donors out .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 17th, 2019

KeyBanc Downgrades Criteo On Google Cookie Policy Overhang

Although Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ: GOOGL) is considering new privacy tools that could restrict cookie-tracking in Chrome, this is unlikely to be as stringent as Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: Latest Ratings for CRTO .....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMar 26th, 2019

Google OK"d $45M exit package for exec accused of misconduct

Alphabet’s board of directors agreed to pay a former top Google executive as much as $45 million when he resigned from the company in 2016 after being accused of groping a subordinate......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 11th, 2019

Google OK"d $45M exit package for exec accused of misconduct

Alphabet’s board of directors agreed to pay a former top Google executive as much as $45 million when he resigned from the company in 2016 after being accused of groping a subordinate......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 11th, 2019

Google Approved $45 Million Exit Package for Executive Accused of Misconduct

The payment to Amit Singhal, who ran Google’s search division and was accused of groping an employee, was revealed on Monday in a shareholder lawsuit......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytMar 11th, 2019

Leaked Audio: Google Wants To "Steer" Conservative Movement Away From Nationalism

A senior Google director of US public policy defended the company's ongoing sponsorship of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in leaked audio of what is believed to be a.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 7th, 2019

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

Google is ditching its mandatory arbitration policy after mass protest (GOOG, GOOGL)

Troy Wolverton/Business Insider On Thursday, Google announced it.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 22nd, 2019

Five tech giants spent $64 million in 2018 lobbying, records show

The money spent by Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google and Microsoft reflects the industry’s souring political fortunes in Washington — and the policy battles still on the horizon......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 23rd, 2019

Google, Facebook spend big on U.S. lobbying amid policy battles

Alphabet Inc's Google disc.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 22nd, 2019

Alphabet board sued for cover-up

Two shareholder lawsuits filed this week accused the board of Google parent Alphabet of playing a direct role in covering up sexual misconduct claims against two former executives over the last five years. Fred Katayama reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJan 11th, 2019

Google Policy Change Forces Bitcoin Wallet to Remove Security Features

Privacy-focused bitcoin wallet Samourai said Google's "extremely restrictive policies" forced exclusion of key security and privacy focused features from its application......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 11th, 2019

Shareholder sues Google board, senior managers for allegedly covering up sexual misconduct

The suit stems from revelations last year that the company awarded a $90 million exit package to an executive even as he was being pushed out over sexual misconduct......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 10th, 2019

Google parent Alphabet sued by shareholder over payouts to execs accused of misconduct

A shareholder filed a lawsuit Thursday against G.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 10th, 2019

Alphabet board sued on allegations of sexual misconduct cover-up

Two shareholder lawsuits filed this week accused the board of Google parent Alphabet Inc of playing a direct role in covering up sexual misconduct claims against two former executives over the last five years......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 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

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

Alphabet board faces lawsuit on allegations of sexual misconduct cover-up

A shareholder's lawsuit filed on Thursday said the board of Google parent Alphabet Inc played a direct role in covering up sexual misconduct claims against two top executives in 2014 and 2016......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 10th, 2019