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Google employees don"t want it to work with US border agencies

In a newly published petition, Google employees are demanding the search giant not bid on a recent cloud computing contract from the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency. Citing recent even.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 14th, 2019

Employee activism is rising as companies challenged over controversial issues

Google was latest company to be lobbied by its employees as they urged it not to work with US agencies involved with the separation and detention of immigrants.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 23rd, 2019

Hundreds of Google employees call for company to avoid work with ICE and CBP

The petition demands Google not provide services to ICE or U.S. Customs and Border Protection until they "stop engaging in human.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayAug 15th, 2019

Inside Notion"s "secret" San Francisco office, where the startup hides from VCs that were literally knocking at the door and employees take their shoes off before entering

Katie Canales/Business Insider Notion is an enterprise software startup that offers an "all-in-one workplace" to help you keep your work management tools, like Slack and Google Docs, organized.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 13th, 2019

Google seeks to curb workers" political speech

Google on Friday morning released a new set of internal guidelines meant to curb employees from discussing politics at work — a notable shift at a company that continues to tout the importance of “healthy and open discussion.” A copy of the g.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 23rd, 2019

Alphabet Executives Confronted By Frustrated Employees at Shareholder Meeting

Google employees voiced concerns about sexual harassment, the company's work with China, and allegedly unfair employment practices. Employees of Google parent Alphabet went to the unusual length of gril.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 19th, 2019

Google has more temp and contract workers than actual employees — but they have far fewer rights

A growing number of people are finding themselves in a non-traditional work arrangement......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 30th, 2019

Google"s shadow work force: Temps who outnumber full-time employees

Mindy Cruz had an offer for a full-time position at another big tech company when she accepted a temporary job as a recruiter at Google in 2017......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 28th, 2019

Google"s shadow work force: Temps who outnumber full-time employees

Mindy Cruz had an offer for a full-time position at another big tech company when she accepted a temporary job as a recruiter at Google in 2017......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 28th, 2019

Google Walkout organizers say they’re facing "systemic" retaliation at work

Two longtime Google employees who helped organize last November’s mass walkout say their managers have repeatedly retaliated against them, saying they'd demote them or change their jobs, according to internal messages obtained by multiple news outle.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 29th, 2019

See the inside of Google"s German headquarters — where employees can bathe in foam pits, negotiate at poker tables, and work with robots

Hannah Schwär/Business .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 18th, 2018

Just how long do employees stay at Apple, Tesla, Facebook, Netflix and Google?

Tech workers in the Bay Area have plenty of choices about where they work, from startups and companies gaining ground to long-established tech giants. Having so many options seems to show in how long employees typically stay at companies, too, since the.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 13th, 2018

Google Employees Revolt, Refuse To Work On Clandestine AI Drone Project For The Pentagon

Around a dozen Google employees have quit and close to 4,000 have signed a petition over the company's involvement in a controversial milita.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 14th, 2018

Google"s employees are resigning in protest; the reasons are moral

In addition to this reason, they are also not happy with the search giant's involvement in military work and lack of transparency in the firm regarding such decisions.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 16th, 2018

Google Will Not Renew Pentagon Contract That Upset Employees - New York Times

New York TimesGoogle Will Not Renew Pentagon Contract That Upset EmployeesNew York TimesSAN FRANCISCO — Google will not renew a contract with the Pentagon for artificial intelligence work when a cu.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJun 1st, 2018

Microsoft employees protest: 'Stop work with ICE over cruel border policies' - ZDNet

ZDNetMicrosoft employees pr.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJun 20th, 2018

Here"s where Google"s first 21 employees are now (GOOG, GOOGL)

FilmMagic for YouTube Only six of Google's earliest employees still work at the internet giant — a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 25th, 2018

Salesforce employees are upset over the company"s work with U.S. Customs and Border Protection as Silicon Valley grapples with the government"s use of tech (CRM)

More than 650 Salesforce employees reportedly sent a letter to CEO Marc Benioff criticizing the company's work with the U.S. Customers and Bor.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 25th, 2018

Marc Benioff Is ‘Proud’ of Salesforce Employees Protesting Contracts With Border Authorities. But The Work Will Go On

Salesforce, which added the border agency as a customer in March, pledged $1 million to help families affected by the Trump policy. Salesforce.com Chief Executive Officer Marc Benioff rejected calls from employees t.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 28th, 2018

Tech Giants Losing Talent to Blockchain—Polychain CEO

Leading indicator? Facebook and Google offer lavish perks to keep their employees happy, but there’s one thing they can’t provide: the chance to work on cool cryptocurrency projects. That’s why top talent is le.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 14th, 2018

Google faced lots of challenges in 2nd quarter but Wall Street is confident earnings are unaffected (GOOG, GOOGL)

Google faced an antitrust investigation in Europe and saw thousands of employees protest the company's AI work with the military and even saw a woman shoot up YouTube's headquarters during the second quarter. Wall S.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 23rd, 2018