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According to the lawsuit, the company has failed to protect employees, especially white men, from workplace harassment related to their support of Trump or conservative political views.
The decision comes as Google faces an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor into sex bias in its pay practices.
“If Vladimir Putin is using Facebook or Google or Twitter to, in effect, destroy our democracy, the American people should know about it,” Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D) said Monday.
The tech giant “systematically” discriminates against its female employees and also keeps them from opportunities for promotions, according to a lawsuit.
A spreadsheet created by Google workers points to the highly cited gender pay gap at the tech giant.
Internet companies have mostly tried to avoid being arbiters of what is acceptable speech.
The Google controversy is being cast as liberal versus conservative; it’s neither.
Amid employees’ fear of harassment, Google CEO Sundar Pichai cancelled the scheduled companywide meeting to address James Damores’ sexist memo.
James Damore, who said in an interview he feels “betrayed” by the tech giant, also filed a complaint against his former employer.
After attending one of Google’s diversity programs James Damore said in an interview with a conservative YouTube channel, “There’s just so much hypocrisy in the things they are saying.”
CEO Sundar Pichai said “much of what was in” misogynistic memo from engineer “is fair to debate, regardless of whether a vast majority … disagree,” but said language “advancing harmful gender stereotypes” was “not OK.” The employee reportedly has been fired.
Top leaders at the company demonstrated their own worst practices by hiding behind a statement from their brand new head of diversity, who has only been on the job for a couple of weeks.
The proposal was voted down for the second year in a row.
The excuse comes despite the company’s previous claim that it had already calculated this data — on a global scale.
The discrimination “is quite extreme,” even for a tech company, according to a report published last week.
Advertisers are finally saying no to Google’s lack of accountability for its content.
PewDiePie’s channel has more than 53 million followers and 14 billion video views.
Fifty-seven percent of tech workers said they did not know what actions their company is taking to address the issue.
The tech giant has opposed a more diverse hiring strategy for senior management roles and its board of directors.
"They want to do these things, but nobody is making the solid commitments."
KeyCorp’s Amy Brady shares five tips to help you recruit the best and the brightest women in technology.
The Google Photos app tagged a young Black man and his friend as gorillas.