Google CEO Sundar Pichai has expressed support for the strikes of his employees that will take place at the company’s offices around the world on Thursday.
Workers will protest the way Google has handled cases of sexual harassment.
the protests are planned after an investigation by The New York Times, which details years of accusations of sexual harassment, compensation for the dismissal of millions of dollars for accused executives and a lack of transparency about the cases.
According to the publications on social networks, Google employees plan to leave their offices to demand changes in the company, including the end of the use of forced arbitration in cases of harassment and discrimination. ThyReviews
In a statement, the chief technology executive writes: “Employees have put forward constructive ideas on how we can improve our policies and our processes in the future, we are taking all their comments into account so that we can turn these ideas into action.”
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