The Santa Clara Superior Court granted final approval of Google parent company Alphabet Inc.’s $310 million settlement to resolve lawsuits related to sexual harassment and misconduct on Monday, closing out litigation and negotiations that stretched almost two years.
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.
RPLG Chair, and former City Attorney of San Francisco, Louise Renne discusses her storied career, and also her past and present projects, including taking on Big Tobacco and forcing the Olympic Club to admit women.
Attorneys from two California law firms have filed several shareholder derivative lawsuits against the boards of seven major corporations since July, seeking to bring diversity to boardrooms and c-suites by holding the boards responsible for their false and misleading statements about diversity in the companies’ proxy statements.
After revelations of top executives receiving big payouts while facing accusations of harassment led to employee walkouts and lawsuits, Alphabet promises changes that include waiving mandatory arbitration
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.
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.
Google’s parent company has reached a $310 million settlement in a shareholder lawsuit over its treatment of allegations of executives’ sexual misconduct.
Google parent Alphabet Inc. pledged $310 million to expand diversity efforts and resolve shareholder litigation that alleged the company’s board failed to prevent sexual harassment and hid misconduct by executives.
Alphabet Inc., the parent company of Google, finalized a $310 million settlement on Friday to resolve litigation related to sexual harassment and misconduct.