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

    8 days ago - By Chron

    Reuters
    The Google walkout protesters have commended the company's swift action on sexual harassment.
    CEO Sundar Pichai set out a number of changes on Thursday, including abolishing forced arbitration in cases of sexual misconduct.
    But the campaigners want to see a lot more change on diversity.
    They said Google must address issues of "systemic racism and discrimination."
    The Google walkout campaigners have spoken after the company announced a series of measures designed to address the mass staff protest last week over sexual harassment.
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  • Google Forced Arbitration, RBG Hospitalized, Lucy McBath: Broadsheet November 9

    Google Forced Arbitration, RBG Hospitalized, Lucy McBath: Broadsheet November 9

    8 days ago - By Fortune

    Good morning, Broadsheet readers! Google takes action after a global employee walkout, Lucy McBath wins in Georgia, and Tesla's new board chair is already exceptional. Have a wonderful weekend.
    EVERYONE'S TALKING Pull up a chair. When Elon Musk settled with the Securities and Exchange Commission over his freewheeling tweet about taking Tesla private in late September, one requirement was that he step down as chair of Tesla's board of directors. There was much speculation between then and now that James Murdoch, CEO of 21st Century Fox and Tesla board member, would take over the role.
    But...
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  • The Google walkout protesters are demanding the company now takes action on 'systemic racism'

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

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    The Google walkout protesters have commended the company 's swift action on sexual harassment.
    CEO Sundar Pichai set out a number of changes on Thursday , including abolishing forced arbitration in cases of sexual misconduct.
    But the campaigners want to see a lot more change on diversity.
    They said Google must address issues of "systemic racism and discrimination."
    The Google walkout campaigners have spoken after the company announced a series of measures designed to address the mass staff protest last week over sexual harassment.
    CEO Sundar Pichai circulated a memo on Thursday spelling...
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  • Google Arbitration, Goldman Probe, Keystone Setback: CEO Daily for November 9, 2018

    8 days ago - By Fortune

    Good morning. David Meyer here, filling in for Alan from Berlin.
    The Google walkouts worked, at least on one point-following protests by workers over sexual harassment and its consequences at Google, the company has put an end to the reviled system of forced arbitration that made it impossible for workers to sue Google when they were harassed.
    Arbitration will now be optional, not mandated in people's contracts. And so, one of the main tools for brushing such cases under the carpet is vanquished Transparency wins, and the consequences for sexual harassment suddenly become more meaningful...
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