• Google walkout live: Pictures of Google workers leaving their desks in protest over sexual misconduct

    13 days ago - By Business Insider

    Google staff around the world are staging a mass walkout on Thursday in protest at sexual misconduct .
    It follows a bombshell New York Times report last week, which named executives who had been accused of sexual misconduct, including Android creator Andy Rubin. Rubin denies the allegations.
    Thousands of staff are expected to take part in the protest, which will involve people walking away from their desk at 11 a.m. at Google offices around the globe. They are using the hashtag GoogleWalkout .
    Business Insider will be covering the Google walkout live. Refresh this page for updates. Google...
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  • Google employees around the world have already begun walking out in protest

    Google employees around the world have already begun walking out in protest

    13 days ago - By Fast Company

    Today employees are taking part in a companywide protest in the name of fairness and respect.
    The Google walkout has already begun. Employees are taking a stand against the company, in light of recent reports that Google learned about multiple sexual misconduct allegations against Android founder Andy Rubin, and allowed him to resign with a $90 million exit package-essentially sweeping the whole incident under the rug. It turned out the company has paid millions of dollars to departing male executives in similar situations.
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  • Google staff are abandoning their desks at 11 a.m. today in protest at sexual misconduct

    Google staff are abandoning their desks at 11 a.m. today in protest at sexual misconduct

    13 days ago - By Business Insider

    Google staff all over the world are staging a walkout at 11 a.m. today in protest at sexual misconduct.
    Campaigners predict that thousands of employees will take part following last week's explosive New York Times report.
    Staff are calling for five changes, including a sexual harassment transparency report.
    Google CEO Sundar Pichai said he supports the protest and is listening to staff.
    Google employees all over the world are abandoning their desk at 11 a.m. today in protest at the company's handling of sexual misconduct allegations.
    It is thought that thousands of staff will stage a...
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  • Google workers walk out to protest office harassment, inequality

    13 days ago - By Reuters

    Hundreds of Google employees and contractors in Asia staged brief midday walkouts on Thursday, with thousands more expected to follow at offices worldwide, amid complaints of sexism, racism and unchecked executive power in their workplace.
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  • Google employees to walk out to protest treatment of women

    13 days ago - By Chron

    SAN FRANCISCO - Hundreds of Google engineers and other workers are expected to walk off the job Thursday morning to protest the internet company's lenient treatment of executives accused of sexual misconduct.
    It is the latest expression of a backlash against men's exploitation of female subordinates in a business, entertainment and politics. In Silicon Valley, women also are becoming fed up with the male-dominated composition of the technology industry's workforce - a glaring imbalance that critics say fosters unsavory behavior akin to a college fraternity house.
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