0
General

Alphabet reaches USD 310 mln settlement in misconduct lawsuit

Monday 28 September 2020 | 10:55 CET | News
Google's parent company Alphabet confirmed the payment of USD 310 million in damages to settle a lawsuit brought by shareholders regarding its treatment of sexual misconduct allegations. In a blog post, the company's outgoing VP of People Operations, Eileen Naughton, said the company would prohibit severance packages for anyone sacked for any form of misconduct or anyone who is the subject of a sexual misconduct investigation. In addition, a special team will be assigned to investigate any allegations against executives and will report to the board's audit committee.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Categories: General
Companies: Alphabet / Google
Countries: World
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Alphabet revenue growth improves to 34% in Q1 on cloud, YouTube expansion

Published 28 Apr 2021 08:51 CET | World
Alphabet's revenue growth accelerated again in the first quarter, as advertising and consumer online activity returned to more ...

Alphabet sales growth improves to 23% in Q4 as ad market recovers

Published 03 Feb 2021 08:23 CET | World
Alphabet reported a strong finish to 2020, as fourth-quarter revenues rose 23 percent year-on-year to USD 56.9 billion. The ...

Alphabet workers form Alpha Global union alliance

Published 26 Jan 2021 09:05 CET | World
Alphabet workers are announcing Alpha Global, a new global union alliance whose aim is to build a more ethical and accountable ...

Google, Alphabet employees form trade union

Published 04 Jan 2021 14:52 CET | United States | Update: 04 Jan 2021 15:19 CET
Workers from Google and other Alphabet companies have created the first Alphabet Workers Union, with support from the ...

Alphabet returns to revenue growth of 14% in Q3, net profit jumps 59%

Published 30 Oct 2020 09:39 CET | World
Google's parent company Alphabet reported a return to revenue growth in the third quarter, as the advertising market recovered ...

Google upgrades Google Wifi mesh router, cuts price to USD 99

Published 07 Oct 2020 12:19 CET | World
Google has followed the launch of its new 5G Pixel smartphones and Nest Audio smart speaker by announcing an upgrade of its ...

Google HR head to leave later this year

Published 11 Feb 2020 11:21 CET | World
Google's human resources chief will be stepping down later this year after 4 years at the helm, reports Fortune. The company told ...

Alphabet chief legal officer Drummond to retire at end-January

Published 13 Jan 2020 09:06 CET | World
Alphabet's chief legal officer David Drummond has informed the company that he will be retiring from 31 January, the group ...

Google gives into employee demands on tackling sexual harassment

Published 12 Nov 2018 11:59 CET | World
Google has responded to pressure from employees to take claims of sexual harassment in the workplace more seriously. CEO Sundar ...

Google employees stage walk-out over sexual harassment cases

Published 01 Nov 2018 08:31 CET | World
Employees at Google are staging a walk-out on 01 November to protest the company's handling of sexual harassment. More than 1,500 ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

19 Jan Fujitsu ActivateNow: Technology Summit
20 Jan Limelight Networks Q4 2021
20 Jan Netflix Q4 2021
25 Jan Ericsson Q4 2021
25 Jan Microsoft fiscal Q2
25 Jan F5 fiscal Q1
25 Jan Verizon Q4 2021
25 Jan European 5G Conference
26 Jan AT&T Q4 2021
26 Jan Corning Q4 2021
26 Jan Intel Q4 2021
26 Jan Calix Q4 2021
26 Jan Crown Castle Q4 2021
27 Jan Extreme Networks fiscal Q2
27 Jan Samsung Electronics Q4 2021
27 Jan Juniper Networks Q4 2021
27 Jan STMicroelectronics Q4 2021
27 Jan MTN Nigeria Q4 2021
27 Jan Elisa Q4 2021
27 Jan Rogers Communications Q4 2021
27 Jan Comcast Q4 2021
27 Jan Apple fiscal Q1
27 Jan FCC meeting
::: More Calendar Items