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Google ends mandatory arbitration in sexual harassment cases

6 monthes ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / Organizers lead a march through the Google campus.
Just a week after thousands of Google employees worldwide protested the company's inadequate response to sexual harassment, CEO Sundar Pichai announced that the company would agree to the first of the organizers' demands: ending mandatory arbitration in sexual harassment cases.
Pichai released a public memo in which he said that arbitration, a quasi-legal private dispute resolution process that often favors corporations over individuals, would now be "optional for individual sexual harassment and sexual assault claims."
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Sundar Pichai addresses Google Walkout with transparency, data, expanded training, more

Sundar Pichai addresses Google Walkout with transparency, data, expanded training, more

6 monthes ago   |   By 9to5Google

Over the past two weeks, Google has been grappling with its poor handling of sexual misconduct cases, especially involving senior executives. Following last week's Google Walkout , management promised changes and today CEO Sundar Pichai announced them in full.
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