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Google Workers Stage Mass Walkout to Protest Handling of Sexual Misconduct (1)

Nov. 1, 2018, 3:57 PM

Hundreds of Google workers walked out of offices around the world to protest how the tech giant has handled sexual misconduct by some of its top executives.

Starting in Asia and spreading across Europe, photos posted with the hashtag Googlewalkout began flooding Twitter as employees gathered outside Google offices in Zurich, Dublin, Singapore, London and Hyderabad, India. In the U.S., walkouts around the country began at 11:10 a.m. in New York, including at Google’s Manhattan offices and in Atlanta. The employee group, Google Walkout For Real Change, said 47 offices worldwide were participating in the walkout Nov. 1.

Google employees at its European headquarters in Dublin.
Photographer: Niall Carson/PA Images

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