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Google identifies pedestrian killed at HQ as one of its employees

A Google employee was struck and killed on Monday by one of the commuter buses that brings employees to its Mountain View headquarters, the company confirmed this week. “We are devastated to learn of the tragic passing of a member of our Googler .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 8th, 2018

Amazon, Google Poised for Race to Hire High-Tech Talent

Amazon.com and Alphabet’s Google plan to recruit thousands of employees in New York City, pitting the two behemoths against each other and other businesses for already-scarce talent......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 14th, 2018

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

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

Google eyes West Village project for NYC expansion

Google is near a deal to buy or lease a planned 1.3 million-square-foot office building at St. John’s Terminal in the West Village—enough space to add 12,000-plus employees to its New York workforce.... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 8th, 2018

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, 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

Google answers protesters with changes to address sexual harassment

Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai wrote a letter to Alphabet Inc. employees Thursday in response to last week's protest by workers, promising changes in how the company addresses sexual har.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 8th, 2018

Google hears protesters, changes sexual harassment policies

Alphabet Inc's 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: topSource: reutersNov 8th, 2018

Google revising sexual harassment policies after worker backlash

CEO Sundar Pichai addressed the issue in a letter to employees on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 8th, 2018

Google Changes Policies on Sexual Misconduct After Staff Walkout

Thousands of employees walked out on the job last week. Google changed some policies o.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 8th, 2018

Jeff Bezos Puts The Pentagon On His Monopoly Board

Authored by Jason Ditz via The American Conservative, While employees at Google a.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 3rd, 2018

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

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Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 3rd, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Uber taking steps to improve safety of self-driving vehicles, aims to resume testing

Uber released a report that discusses new safety measures for its self-driving vehicles after an Arizona pedestrian was killed earlier this year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 3rd, 2018

Uber Details Safety Reforms for Its Embattled Self-Driving Vehicle Unit

Uber Technologies vowed to improve the safety of its self-driving vehicles as it looks to resume testing of the technology suspended earlier this year after one of its cars struck and killed an Arizona pedestrian......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 3rd, 2018

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) employees all over the world left their desk and walked out in protest

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) employees all over the world left their desk and walked out in protest Google employees around the world are staging a mass walkout Thursday in protest of sexual misconduct. It follows a bombshell New York Times re.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsNov 2nd, 2018

Google Employees Stage Global Walkout Over Treatment of Sexual Harassment

Google employees around the world have staged a series of walkouts to protest a workplace culture that they say promotes and protects perpetrators of sexual harassment......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjNov 2nd, 2018

Google"s famous Googleplex headquarters was the epicenter for its worldwide walkout over gender discrimination — here"s what it was like on the scene (GOOGL, GOOG)

Troy Wolverton/Business Insider Hundreds of Google employees took part in a walkout at the company's Mountain View, California headquarters Thursday to pro.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 1st, 2018

Google employees worldwide walk out over allegations of sexual harassment, inequality within company

The walkout came a week after the New York Times revealed that the company had suppressed allegations of sexual misconduct against several male executives......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 1st, 2018

Google"s "#metoo" moment: Workers walk out over women"s rights

Thousands of Google employees around the world briefly walked off their jobs on Thursday to protest the company's response to sexual harassment and demand that the world's largest search engine address rising concerns about workplace inequality......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 1st, 2018