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Google walkout prompts changes in sexual harassment policies

A week after thousands of employees walked out to protest its workplace policies, Google announced that it will no longer require employee sexual harassment claims be handled in private arbitration... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 9th, 2018

Advantech and Phison unveil joint R&D results at China forum

NAND flash solution provider Phison Electronics during a recent forum hosted by Advantech in Suzhou, China, announced its latest high-speed SSD storage controller chips will support Advantech's new edge computing smart software platform......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesNov 5th, 2018

Google Employees Stage Global Walkout Over Treatment of Sexual Harassment

Google employees around the world have staged a series of walkouts to protest a workplace culture that they say promotes and protects perpetrators of sexual harassment......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjNov 2nd, 2018

Google"s "#metoo" moment: Workers walk out over women"s rights

Thousands of Google employees around the world briefly walked off their jobs on Thursday to protest the company's response to sexual harassment and demand that the world's largest search engine address rising concerns about workplace inequality......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 1st, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Thousands of Google workers stage walkout to protest response to sexual harassment

Thousands of Google employees around the world staged a series of walkouts Thursday to protest a workplace culture that they say promotes and protects perpetrators of sexual harassment at the tech giant......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 1st, 2018

Google workers walk out to protest office harassment, inequality

Hundreds of Google employees and contractors in Asia staged brief midday walkouts on Thursday, with thousands more expected to follow at offices worldwide, amid complaints of sexism, racism and unchecked executive power in their workplace......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 1st, 2018

Amid reports it protected accused sexual harassers, Google says it is ‘dead serious’ about workplace misconduct

As many as 48 people have been fired from the company over sexual harassment allegations over the past two years, CEO Sundar Pichai said......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 26th, 2018

What #MeToo Has to Do With the Workplace Gender Gap

A new study from Lean In and McKinsey shows the pervasiveness of sexual harassment at the office and the persistence of inequality. That isn’t a coincidence......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 23rd, 2018

Ask HR: Some insights on the #MeToo movement and harassment in the workplace

Has #MeToo moved beyond a hashtag to become a movement that results in a real, lasting cultural tr.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 9th, 2018

It’s time to get your company’s workplace harassment policies updated

In the past year, high-profile sexual harassment claims and movements such as #MeToo and #TimesUp have made it impossible to ignore the prevalence and lasting impacts of workplace sexual harassment.  As of September 2018, Glamour magazine had detailed t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 8th, 2018

ESPN"s Rachel Nichols grills Mark Cuban after NBA investigation reveals he was unaware of sexual harassment and misconduct allegations in Mavs" front office

Bob Levey/AP ESPN's Rachel Nichols grilled Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban on his lack of knowledge about allegations of sexual harassment and workplace misconduct within the Mavs. Investigators released .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 19th, 2018

Mark Cuban to give $10 million to women"s groups after probe faults Dallas Mavericks for workplace misconduct

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban will donate $10 million to women's advocacy groups after an independent investigation found a long history of sexual harassment among team employees......»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 19th, 2018

McDonald"s workers go on strike over sexual harassment

Emboldened by the #MeToo movement, McDonald’s workers participated in a strike Sept. 19 to target workplace sexual harassment......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 19th, 2018

McDonald's not alone in sexual harassment accusations, USA TODAY analysis shows

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has dealt with fast-food chains from Del Taco to Arby's over allegations of workplace har.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 18th, 2018

Machines will handle more workplace tasks than people by 2025

A new report from the World Economic Forum says that's compared to the 71 percent of work tasks that humans are responsible for today......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 18th, 2018

Robots set to take over HALF of all workplace tasks by 2025

A new report by the World Economic Forum predicts 75 million jobs will go to robots by 2025. Buzz60's T.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 17th, 2018

Attorneys and employers prep for new state sexual harassment law

In just weeks, employers in New York state must comply with new regulations to combat sexual harassment in the workplace. Starting Oct. 9, all employers, regardless of size, must do the following: Have a policy regarding sexual harassment; Complete.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 17th, 2018

Report: Machines to handle over half workplace tasks by 2025

Organizers of the Davos forum say in a new report that machines are increasingly moving in on jobs done by people, projecting that more than half of all workplace tasks will be carried out by machines by 2025......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 17th, 2018

Why having a company sexual harassment policy and training today is vital

Sexual harassment in the workplace is nothing new, but with the recent #MeToo and Time’s Up movements being brought to the forefront of internet, television, and social media, just about every company across America is more aware about this sensi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 16th, 2018

McDonald"s employees call strike in Chicago, L.A. to protest harassment

McDonald's employees are calling for a one-day strike in 10 cities next week demanding that management take action against workplace sexual harassment, The Associated Press reports. Organizers said the strike, scheduled to start at lunch time on Sept.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 13th, 2018