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Alphabet, shareholders settle in lawsuits over sexual harassment at Google

28 days ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / Google's corporate headquarters. (credit: Alex Tai | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images )
Alphabet, Google's parent company, said today it has settled a set of shareholder lawsuits related to the company's handling of sexual harassment claims. Alphabet will commit $310 million to corporate diversity programs over the next decade, and the company agreed to allow its board to take on a greater oversight role in misconduct cases.
As part of the new agreement, Alphabet will expand on its current policy of "prohibiting severance for anyone terminated for any form of misconduct...
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Sundar Pichai addresses Google's sexual misconduct lawsuit settlement for first time to employees, saying in leaked email 'We are not going back in time'

Sundar Pichai addresses Google's sexual misconduct lawsuit settlement for first time to employees, saying in leaked email 'We are not going back in time'

28 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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In an email sent out to employees on Friday, Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai addressed news that the company had settled a shareholder lawsuit over alleged mishandling of sexual misconduct.
The settlement, which includes an end to mandatory private arbitration and a $310 million commitment to diversity initiatives, comes after Alphabet's board of directors were sued for allegedly shielding executives accused of sexual misconduct.
A lawsuit was filed last year following a bombshell New York Times report that claimed Google gave Andy Rubin a $90 million exit...
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Google parent Alphabet settles shareholder lawsuit over sexual misconduct claims - CNET

Google parent Alphabet settles shareholder lawsuit over sexual misconduct claims - CNET

28 days ago   |   By CNET

Alphabet will commit $310 million to corporate diversity initiatives.
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