Daily Labor Report®

Google Curbs Forced Arbitration After Protest on Harassment (2)

Nov. 8, 2018, 7:55 PMUpdated: Nov. 8, 2018, 8:27 PM

Google changed some policies on sexual misconduct after thousands of employees walked out of their offices last week to protest big payouts for executives accused of harassment and other misbehavior.

The Alphabet Inc. unit is making arbitration optional for individual sexual harassment and sexual assault claims. It pledged to provide more information to staff about such investigations and the outcomes, and expand mandatory training on the issue.

“Going forward, we will provide more transparency on how we handle concerns. We’ll give better support and care to the people who raise them. And we will double down on our commitment to...

To read the full article log in. To learn more about a subscription click here.