NBC News: Pinterest settles shareholder lawsuit over workplace culture

NBC News: Pinterest settles shareholder lawsuit over workplace culture. “Financial details of the settlement between Pinterest, a popular social media platform for sharing images, and the shareholder, the Employees’ Retirement System of Rhode Island, were not shared publicly. As part of the agreement, the company is releasing former employees from nondisclosure agreements in cases of racial or gender-based discrimination.”

CNBC: Google contractors allege company prevents them from whistleblowing, writing Silicon Valley novels

CNBC: Google contractors allege company prevents them from whistleblowing, writing Silicon Valley novels. “Google contract employees are alleging the company’s confidentiality agreements prevent them from a range of legal rights from whistleblowing to telling their parents how much they make, according to a recent court filing. A California appeals court recently discussed a lawsuit accusing Alphabet’s Google and one of its staffing firms, Adecco, of violating a number of California labor laws, including free speech, by requiring workers to sign extensive confidentiality agreements.”