Google's parent company Alphabet sued over sexual misconduct policy

In October, the New York Times published a story that several other outlets had been chasing, in some cases for years: the story of how Andy Rubin, the founder of Android, had received a $90 million payout upon leaving the company despite having a credible complaint of sexual misconduct against him from another Google employee. The story, which included several other examples of male Google executives receiving multimillion-dollar payouts after being accused of sexual harassment, sparked a furor inside the company that led to 20,000 employees walking off the job. Google parent Alphabet made a handful of concessions in response, including a move to end the practice of forcing employees to settle sexual harassment complaints through... Continue reading…

Google's parent company Alphabet sued over sexual misconduct policy

Google shareholders want the firm to change the way it deals with allegations of sexual misconduct.

Fri 11 Jan 19 from BBC Technology

Alphabet board sued over massive payout to Android creator, among others

Two investors bring 2 new lawsuits in the wake of scandal involving Andy Rubin.

Fri 11 Jan 19 from Arstechnica

Shareholder lawsuits over sexual harassment are putting Google executives on the defensive

In October, the New York Times published a story that several other outlets had been chasing, in some cases for years: the story of how Andy Rubin, the founder of Android, had received ...

Fri 11 Jan 19 from The Verge

Google sued by shareholder alleging sexual misconduct cover-up - CNET

Lawsuit accuses company of concealing sexual harassment allegations against former executives.

Thu 10 Jan 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

Google sued for allegedly covering up sexual misconduct allegations

A shareholder for Google's parent company Alphabet has sued the tech giant, accusing it of covering up sexual harassment claims against some of its top executives. The lawsuit ...

Thu 10 Jan 19 from Engadget

Alphabet board sued on allegations of sexual misconduct cover-up

Two shareholder lawsuits filed this week accused the board of Google parent Alphabet Inc of playing a direct role in covering up sexual misconduct claims against two former executives over the ...

Thu 10 Jan 19 from Reuters Technology

Shareholder suit alleges Google covered up its sexual harassment problems with big payouts

A new lawsuit may require Andy Rubin to return his $90 million payout.

Thu 10 Jan 19 from TechCrunch

Alphabet’s board sued for role in allegedly covering up sexual misconduct by senior execs

Attorneys are suing Alphabet’s board on behalf of a shareholder for allegedly shielding senior execs from accusations of sexual misconduct.        

Thu 10 Jan 19 from USA today

Alphabet board faces lawsuit on allegations of sexual misconduct cover-up

A shareholder's lawsuit filed on Thursday said the board of Google parent Alphabet Inc played a direct role in covering up sexual misconduct claims against two top executives in 2014 and 2016. ...

Thu 10 Jan 19 from Reuters Technology

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