Facebook stops requiring arbitration of sexual harassment claims

Facebook will no longer force employees to settle sexual harassment claims in private arbitration, following a similar change at Google yesterday, according to The Wall Street Journal. Facebook reportedly announced the news to employees internally today, and vice president of people Lori Goler told the Journal that it wants to “be part of taking the next step” at “a pivotal moment” in the tech industry. It also announced an updated policy on dating among employees, requiring executives to disclose any romantic relationship with another employee, even if they aren’t overseeing that employee’s work. Several companies — including Microsoft, Uber, and Lyft — have dropped forced arbitration clauses from sexual harassment claims. But Google’s... Continue reading…

Facebook stops requiring arbitration of sexual harassment claims

Facebook on Friday said it will no longer require employees to resolve sexual harassment claims via arbitration, mirroring a move by Google.

Sat 10 Nov 18 from Phys.org

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Mon 12 Nov 18 from TechCrunch

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Mon 12 Nov 18 from CNET Cutting Edge

Facebook scraps private arbitration for sexual harassment claims - CNET

The move comes a day after Google announced changes to its sexual misconduct policy.

Fri 9 Nov 18 from CNET

Facebook is ending forced arbitration for sexual harassment complaints

Facebook will no longer force employees to settle sexual harassment claims in private arbitration, following a similar change at Google yesterday, according to The Wall Street Journal. ...

Fri 9 Nov 18 from The Verge

Facebook joins Google, halts mandatory arbitration in sexual harassment cases

In addition, execs must now disclose whether they're dating someone at the company.

Fri 9 Nov 18 from Arstechnica

Now Slack is reevaluating its arbitration policy for sexual harassment claims

Despite a growing trend to do away with forced arbitration, some prominent big tech companies remain silent on the issue. Last week, Google did away with forced arbitration in cases of sexual ...

Wed 14 Nov 18 from Fastcompany Tech

Facebook ends forced arbitration of sexual misconduct claims

Employees can now press their claims in court

Sat 10 Nov 18 from The Hindu

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