RPLG Continues to Expand With Three New Associates

Court Grants Final Approval of Alphabet’s $310 Million Settlement for Sexual Harassment Cases

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.

2020-12-02T11:19:53-08:00December 2nd, 2020|

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|

Seven Shareholder Derivative Lawsuits Seek Diversity on Corporate Boards

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.

2020-09-29T09:20:21-07:00September 29th, 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|

Google parent to pay $310 million over handling of sexual harassment case

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.

2020-09-28T19:22:27-07:00September 28th, 2020|
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