Google Overhauls Sexual Misconduct Policy After Employee Walkout

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SAN FRANCISCO — Google said on Thursday that it would end its practice of forced arbitration for claims of sexual harassment or assault after more than 20,000 employees staged a walkout last week to protest

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Google employees plan walkout over handling of sexual misconduct claims – CNET

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Google employees are planning a walkout from the company’s offices.

 


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Google employees are organizing a protest over the company’s response to reports of sexual misconduct by a prominent executive, according to a … Read more

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Snap CEO Evan Spiegel Acknowledges Sexism Reports, Claims Company Has Progressed

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Amid continued calls for greater diversity and less discrimination in tech, Snap Inc. on Tuesday became the latest major tech company to come under scrutiny for its company culture.

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Why diversity creates a better company culture, and ultimately a better business

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TechRepublic’s Dan Patterson talked with Praful Saklani, CEO and founder of commercial relationship management firm Pramata. According to a report by the company, organizations that do not foster an inclusive environment eventually lose out by … Read more

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Amazon’s board adopts shareholder-backed diversity proposal

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Late last year, following the resignation of Amazon Studios head Roy Price amid allegations of sexual harassment, investor coalition CtW Investment Group sent a letter to Jeff Bezos and the rest of Amazon’s board demanding … Read more

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What Amazon’s Board Is Getting Wrong About Diversity and Hiring

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Amazon’s board recommended voting against a shareholder proposal that would require the board to consider women and minority candidates for director positions. The company’s communications representative suggested that using such a policy, similar

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Report: Amazon board’s diversity stance draws fire from Amazon employees

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Amazon employees are not pleased with one of its latest decisions. The company’s board has been lobbying to vote down a proposal from CtW Investment Group, which would require that

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Legislators, investors call for Silicon Valley giants to diversify their boards

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U.S. Representative Maxine Waters, along with several other members of the Congressional Black Caucus met with several major Silicon Valley technology companies earlier this month to press them to address their diversity problem.

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