Google Walkout Stories November 8
Google Walkout Stories November 2
Yesterday, Googlers around the world staged a walkout to protest several issues that were catalyzed by an expose into the company’s handling of sexual misconduct. According to organizers, over 20,000 employees participated, with Sundar Pichai and leadership planning to address the demands for structural change, transparency, and accountability.
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One week ago, The New York Times published an exposé into how Google handled sexual misconduct by high-ranking management. Android creator Andy Rubin was named as one executive who received a $90 million payout that obscured the reason for his departure. Sundar Pichai and Larry Page have since apologized, but employees today around the world are participating in a Google Walkout.
Google Walkout Stories October 30
Following last week’s publication of a report that tied several high-ranking current and former Google executives to incidents of sexual misconduct, the company’s employees have been organizing in protest. Sundar Pichai today voiced support for the upcoming “women’s walk,” while one Googler named by the New York Times has left.
Google Walkout Stories October 29
Last week, details emerged of how Google shielded Andy Rubin and other prominent executives accused of sexual misconduct. CEO Sundar Pichai and co-founder Larry Page have since responded internally, but Googlers are planning to further voice their discontent at the golden parachutes often given to these ex-Googlers with a women’s walk.
Google Walkout Stories October 25