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There’s a deepening divide among Google workers: Those who get free meals and those who don’t (GOOG, GOOGL)

there’s a deepening divide among google workers: those who get free meals and those who don’t (goog, googl)
· *Google's free meal program has been taken away from some of its vendor workforce who recently moved from the tech giant's Silicon Valley campus to nearby offices buildings set aside for..
Business Insider - Published

'Where is the CEO?' Google's founder skips shareholder meeting amid protests

Alphabet's annual shareholder meeting concluded with predictable results: every shareholder proposal was voted down despite protesting workers and increasingly pointed criticism. At Google parent..
Mashable - Published

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Midmorning With Aundrea - May 17, 2019 [Video]Midmorning With Aundrea - May 17, 2019

Break away from your everyday with Aundrea Self! Today, obesity has been proven to have a link to cancer. We take a look at how women can drastically lower their chances of getting breast cancer if..

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Rep. Johnson Hopes to Get GOP Backing for Bill to End Forced Arbitration [Video]Rep. Johnson Hopes to Get GOP Backing for Bill to End Forced Arbitration

As tech giants like Google and Facebook continue to face scrutiny for their treatment of workers, Democratic-sponsored legislation in Congress is aiming to end the practice of forced arbitration to..

Credit: Cheddar Inc.     Duration: 01:54Published

Organizers Looking to Get Companies To Ban Forced Arbitration [Video]Organizers Looking to Get Companies To Ban Forced Arbitration

Last year workers at Google walked out during work to protest the company’s handling of sexual misconduct cases. Now the same organizers are starting a new effort called “End Forced Arbitration.”..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:32Published

Organizers Of The Google Walkout Are Planning Social Media Action [Video]Organizers Of The Google Walkout Are Planning Social Media Action

Organizers of last November's Google Walkout, in which thousands of employees left their offices in solidarity and protest over the company's handling of sexual misconduct cases, are making headlines..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:46Published

 

Riot Games employees walk out to protest forced arbitration

More than 150 workers at video game developer Riot Games walked out of the company's Los Angeles headquarters
CBS News - Published Also reported by •Softpedia

Riot Games staff walk out after sexism lawsuits result in forced arbitration

More than 150 employees from Riot Games walked out of the League of Legends publisher's offices in Los Angeles yesterday to protest forced arbitration and sexist culture, and say they are prepared to..
engadget - Published

10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today
Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Tuesday. 1. *The next major iPhone update coming this fall will reportedly make Apple's own core apps much more useful.* The new software,..
Business Insider - Published

Over 100 Riot Games employees walked out protesting the company's policy on forced arbitration after a scathing news report and a lawsuit

over 100 riot games employees walked out protesting the company's policy on forced arbitration after a scathing news report and a lawsuit
· Over 100 Riot Games employees walked out of work on Monday afternoon to protest the company's forced arbitration policy for worker disputes. · The walkout follows months of turmoil at the video..
Business Insider - Published

Google's chief diversity officer is leaving the company following a string of controversies (GOOG, GOOGL)

google's chief diversity officer is leaving the company following a string of controversies (goog, googl)
· Google chief diversity officer, Danielle Brown, is leaving the company. · Brown will be Gusto, a human resources startup, as chief people officer.  · Google said in a statement that Brown will..
Business Insider - Published

Slack quietly ended forced arbitration for harassment claims late last year

Apparently Slack isn't the bragging type.  The company behind the collaborative workspace tool favored by tech and media companies around the world quietly ended its policy of making employees to..
Mashable - Published

Google ends mandatory arbitration of workplace disputes and ban on employee class actions

Google will end mandatory arbitration of employment disputes beginning March 21, expanding its previous decision to end forced arbitration only in cases of alleged sexual…
ABA Journal - Published

Google to remove mandatory arbitration

Google has decided to stop forced arbitration for its workforce, effective March 21, in response to employee protests about t -More- 
SmartBrief - Published

Google is ditching its mandatory arbitration policy after mass protest (GOOG, GOOGL)

google is ditching its mandatory arbitration policy after mass protest (goog, googl)
· On Thursday, Google announced it would end forced arbitration for all internal matters moving forward. · Forced arbitration is a corporate practice whereby upon their hiring, employees waive their..
Business Insider - Published

Google Ends Forced Arbitration for All Employee Disputes

The company had pledged to do away with the controversial practice for sexual harassment claims, but expanded it to all disputes.
NYTimes.com - Published Also reported by •SeattlePI.comSeattle TimesTechCrunch

Google Employees Hope To Turn Last Year's Walkouts Into Real Change

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Vicki Tardif, a linguist at Google, who led one of the walkouts last year. Now, she's building upon that with a social media campaign to end forced arbitration.
NPR - Published

A group of Google employees plan to educate people about forced arbitration

A group of Google employees are taking to Twitter and Instagram tomorrow in an attempt to educate the public about forced arbitration, Recode first reported. From 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. EST, this group will..
TechCrunch - Published

The organizers of the Google Walkout are calling on the tech industry to end forced arbitration employment agreements completely (GOOG, GOOGL, FB)

the organizers of the google walkout are calling on the tech industry to end forced arbitration employment agreements completely (goog, googl, fb)
· Organizers of last year's Google Walkout, where thousands of employees left their desks to protest the company's handling of executive sexual misconduct cases, are launching a social media campaign..
Business Insider - Published

United States: Is It Time To Revisit SEC's Ban On "Forced" Arbitration Provisions? - Carlton Fields

The SEC has long refused to allow companies to go public with bylaws or other governing documents that would require shareholders to arbitrate federal securities law claims against the company.
Mondaq - Published

Organizers of the successful Google employee walkout are now calling on the rest of the tech industry to take up their cause (GOOG, GOOGL)

organizers of the successful google employee walkout are now calling on the rest of the tech industry to take up their cause (goog, googl)
· On Monday, some of the original organizers for Google's November walkout demanded an end to forced arbitration. · Forced arbitration is a corporate practice whereby upon their hiring, employees..
Business Insider - Published

Google employees demand the end of forced arbitration across the tech industry

On the heels of an employee-led protest against Google, a group of 35 Google employees is banding together to take it a step further and end the practice of forced arbitration across the entire tech..
TechCrunch - Published

One of Google's new sexual-harassment policies could be the key to changing all of Silicon Valley's bro culture

one of google's new sexual-harassment policies could be the key to changing all of silicon valley's bro culture
· *After a boatload of drama at Google over how the company has handled sexual harassment and misconduct, CEO Sundar Pichai announced new policies.* · *Google is joining a wave of companies that..
Business Insider - Published

Google Employees Call for Company to Abandon Its Censored Chinese Search Engine

Dozens of Google employees on Tuesday are publicly calling for the tech giant to abandon building its censored Chinese search engine. The project, internally dubbed “Project Dragonfly,” has..
The Wrap - Published

Tech signals end of forced arbitration for sexual misconduct claims

Google, Facebook and eBay are among those recently rescinding the policy in response to the #MeToo movement
CBS News - Published Also reported by •Billboard.comDeseret NewsSFGate

End Forced Arbitration for Sexual Harassment. Then Do More.

If tech companies really want to be cutting-edge, they should get rid of the policy in all employment-related disputes.
NYTimes.com - Published

eBay is the latest tech giant to end forced arbitration of sexual harassment at work

San Jose-based eBay Inc. is ending a company policy that forced employees into private arbitration in cases of sexual harassment at work, BuzzFeed reports. EBay’s new policy mirrors similar moves by..
bizjournals - Published

Facebook nixes forced arbitration requirement

Facebook announced that it would end its forced arbitration of sexual harassment claims, following in Google's footsteps and  -More- 
SmartBrief - Published

One of Google's most powerful female executives says she walked out with staff protesting sexual harassment

one of google's most powerful female executives says she walked out with staff protesting sexual harassment
· *Google's Chief Financial Officer Ruth Porat is one of the most senior women at the company.* · *She told a conference hosted by The Wall Street Journal that she joined employees walking out two..
Business Insider - Published

Uber's new sexual harassment report asks you to play a game in which you match a creepy story with its new categories of inappropriate behaviour

uber's new sexual harassment report asks you to play a game in which you match a creepy story with its new categories of inappropriate behaviour
· *Uber detailed 21 new categories of sexual misconduct and assault it is going to adopt in its reporting.* · *The report outlining the categories contains a "mix-and-match" exercise in which..
Business Insider - Published

Facebook is ending forced arbitration of sexual harassment claims, following Google’s mass walkout

Facebook on Friday became the latest tech company to end a policy that had forced employees to go into arbitration in cases of sexual harassment at work. It also added a new requirement that the..
bizjournals - Published

Airbnb ends forced arbitration days after Google, Facebook did the same

Uber and Lyft put an end to forced arbitration earlier this year.
TechCrunch - Published

Facebook won't force employees to settle sexual harassment claims privately thanks to the Google walkout protests

facebook won't force employees to settle sexual harassment claims privately thanks to the google walkout protests
· *Facebook is ending a policy of required arbitration in cases of sexual harassment at the company.* · *The policy requires employees to give up their right to sue.* · *This change came a day..
Business Insider - Published

Facebook to Drop Forced Arbitration in Harassment Cases

The social media giant acted one day after Google, facing intense pressure from employees, made a similar decision.
NYTimes.com - Published

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