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Google agrees to workplace changes in settling sexual misconduct suit

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

Alphabet on Friday settled a shareholder lawsuit that accused the Google parent of covering up lavish exit packages to executives found responsible for sexual misconduct, saying it would overhaul workplace policies and increase oversight of its diversity efforts. The company will prohibit severance packages to employees who are subject to any pending investigation for sexual...
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Alphabet to fund $310 million diversity initiative to settle sexual misconduct lawsuit from shareholders

Alphabet to fund $310 million diversity initiative to settle sexual misconduct lawsuit from shareholders

1 month ago   |   By Fortune

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Google parent Alphabet has agreed to commit $310 million to diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives as part of a settlement for a series of sexual harassment and misconduct lawsuits filed against some of the company's officers and directors.
As part of the settlement, Alphabet will establish a diversity, equity, and inclusion advisory council featuring outside experts, which include retired judge and Harvard Law School professor Nancy Gertner and...
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Google parent agrees to $310M misconduct lawsuit settlement

Google parent agrees to $310M misconduct lawsuit settlement

1 month ago   |   By Star Tribune

Google's parent company has reached a $310 million settlement in a shareholder lawsuit over its treatment of allegations of executives' sexual misconduct.
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Alphabet has settled a shareholder lawsuit over sexual harassment cases, and will spend $310 million on diversity efforts over the next decade

Alphabet has settled a shareholder lawsuit over sexual harassment cases, and will spend $310 million on diversity efforts over the next decade

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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Alphabet has settled a shareholder lawsuit that accused the company of mishandling sexual harassment claims.
As per details shared by one of the plaintiffs' attorneys, the settlement eliminates the forcing of employees involved in discrimination or harrassment disputes to settle with private arbitration, and limits Google's use of non-disclosure agreements.
Google has also agreed to spend $310 million on corporate diversity programs over 10 years as part of the settlement. This will include building a diversity, equity, and inclusion council, Eileen Naughton...
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