Google Workers Walk Out to Protest Office Harassment, Inequality

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(From Reuters)

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.

In a statement late Wednesday, the organizers called on Google parent Alphabet Inc to add an employee representative to its board of directors and internally share pay-equity data, . . . [and] for changes to Google’s human resources practices intended to make bringing harassment claims a fairer process.

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