‘There’s a diversity grift right now’: Employees at center of racial controversies at tech companies speak out

Workers who left Google, Uber and Pinterest in highly charged incidents during a year of racial-equity protests tell MarketWatch what they saw and experienced.

2021-10-06T14:32:00-07:00January 4th, 2021|

Bay Area Events and Sports Figures that Paved the Way for Social Justice

City Attorney Louise Renne begins a lengthy civil rights lawsuit against San Francisco’s historic and private athletic club. The suit jeopardized the club’s lease on 17½ acres of land that form its Lake (host to five U.S. Opens) and Ocean golf courses.

2021-10-06T14:33:14-07:00November 30th, 2020|

Alphabet to fund $310 million diversity initiative to settle sexual misconduct lawsuit from shareholders

Google parent Alphabet has agreed to commit $310 million to diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives as part of a settlement for a series of sexual harassment and misconduct lawsuits filed against some of the company’s officers and directors.

2020-09-28T19:32:19-07:00September 28th, 2020|

What Alphabet’s $310M harassment settlement means

Google parent company Alphabet Inc. quietly signed a landmark settlement of a shareholder lawsuit last month, requiring the Mountain View tech giant to change its corporate governance practices around stock purchase plans, nondisclosure agreements, employee discipline and executive coaching while committing $310 million to fund diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives over the next decade.

2020-09-28T19:29:10-07:00September 28th, 2020|
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