Anonymous Lawsuits Alleging Harassment, Discrimination on the Rise

In the wake of the #MeToo movement, more and more individuals are seeking redress anonymously, asking for court permission to file their cases with pseudonyms — John and Jane Does. According to research by Bloomberg Law, there were 52 anonymous harassment and discrimination lawsuits in 2018, up from 24 the previous year and from just […]

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Google to End Forced Arbitration Clauses for Discrimination

Following 2018’s decision to end forced arbitration for sexual harassment claims, Google (aka Alphabet) announced Thursday that it would end forced¬† arbitration for discrimination as well on March 21. The change applies to all Google employees as well as temps and contract workers, though the company says it cannot force staffing agencies to make the […]

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Google Responds to Protests with New Sexual Harassment Policy

Google employees worldwide — some 20,000 of them — staged a walkout this past Thursday over what they saw as a lack of fairness and transparency in dealing with issues of sexual harassment, and now Google has responded. CEO Sundar Pichai today sent a memo to employees at all locations, acknowledging that “we have not […]

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Employees to Walk Out at Google to Protest Sexual Harassment, Favoritism

Stay on guard at your worksite: Watch our video on Workplace Harassment Investigations. At 11 a.m. today local time, hundreds Google employees worldwide will stage a walkout over revelations in a New York Times article detailing hush-hush, non-transparent treatment of executives accused of sexual harassment — taking specific aim at the company’s binding arbitration agreement […]

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