Google makes it simpler for employees to report harassment and discrimination – CNET

Tech Industry Google makes it simpler for employees to report harassment and discrimination The changes come almost six months after the historic Google walkout. By Richard Nieva April 25, 2019 12:46 PM PDT Google employees staged a worldwide walkout nearly six months ago.  James Martin/CNET Google on Thursday said it’s rolling out a new way

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Microsoft’s Satya Nadella outlines HR fixes after discrimination complaints, says report – CNET

Tech Industry Microsoft’s Satya Nadella outlines HR fixes after discrimination complaints, says report Employees had protested the company’s treatment of women following allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination. By Abrar Al-Heeti April 15, 2019 3:24 PM PDT Getty Images Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella sent a letter to employees Monday outlining human resources policy changes following complaints

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Facebook hit with housing discrimination charges by US government – CNET

Internet Services Facebook hit with housing discrimination charges by US government The Department of Housing and Urban Development says it violated the Fair Housing Act with targeted ads. by Sean Keane March 28, 2019 6:16 AM PDT The US filed charges against Facebook. Omar Marques/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The Department of Housing and Urban

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Apple, Google among dozens slamming discrimination against transgender people – CNET

Tech Industry Apple, Google among dozens slamming discrimination against transgender people After reports that Trump plans to roll back protections, more than 50 companies sign a letter calling for equality. by Steven Musil November 1, 2018 9:00 AM PDT Dozens of tech companies, including Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google, have come together to condemn discrimination

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Uber’s chief people officer resigns amid discrimination probe – CNET

Tech Industry Uber’s chief people officer resigns amid discrimination probe Departure comes after Reuters contacted the company about anonymous accusations. by Steven Musil July 10, 2018 9:12 PM PDT Liane Hornsey resigned as Uber’s chief people officer. Uber Uber’s Chief People Officer Liane Hornsey resigned Tuesday amid a company investigation into how she handled allegations

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AT&T faces pregnancy discrimination suit – CNET

Culture AT&T faces pregnancy discrimination suit The company says it’s reviewing the complaint. by Roger Cheng May 14, 2018 2:18 PM PDT AT&T says it’s reviewing a lawsuit that alleges the company unfairly discriminated against pregnant women. Roberto Machado Noa/Getty AT&T’s attendance policies may have unfairly discriminated against pregnant women, according to a lawsuit filed

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