New York Times: The Radical Guidebook Embraced by Google Workers and Uber Drivers

New York Times: The Radical Guidebook Embraced by Google Workers and Uber Drivers. “Just before 20,000 Google employees left their desks last fall to protest the company’s handling of sexual harassment, a debate broke out among the hundreds of workers involved in formulating a list of demands. Some workers argued that they could win fairer pay policies and a full accounting of harassment claims by filing lawsuits or seeking to unionize.”

Motherboard: 45 Google Employees Explain How They Were Retaliated Against for Reporting Abuse

Motherboard: 45 Google Employees Explain How They Were Retaliated Against for Reporting Abuse. “Sexual harassment, gaslighting, broken promises of promotion, gender-based discrimination, and racism. Motherboard has obtained a document written by 45 different Google employees alleging they’ve experienced of all the above. The document lays bare how working at Google—a company whose motto was once ‘don’t be evil’—has become really hard for a lot of people.”

Google age discrimination case: Supervisor called me ‘grandpa’, engineer claims (The Register)

The Register: Google age discrimination case: Supervisor called me ‘grandpa’, engineer claims. “Google has been hit by another age discrimination lawsuit, just two months after the search giant settled a previous case brought by over 200 people. In his complaint, Rodney Broome accuses Google of age discrimination, harassment based on age, retaliation, intentional infliction of emotional distress and non-payment of overtime.”

MarketWatch: Google ordered not to stifle its employees’ ability to speak about work

MarketWatch: Google ordered not to stifle its employees’ ability to speak about work. “Under the settlement with the National Labor Relations Board, Google said, the company will post notices to remind employees of their federal rights. That includes the ability to talk to each other about workplace conditions and push for changes such as pay raises and safety improvements.”

Recode: Dozens of Google employees say they were retaliated against for reporting harassment

Recode: Dozens of Google employees say they were retaliated against for reporting harassment. “Nearly a year after Google’s #MeToo walkout, a previously unreported internal document details dozens of employees’ stories of harassment and retaliation for reporting workplace issues.”

Motherboard: Google Contractors Are Unionizing With a Steel Workers Union

Motherboard: Google Contractors Are Unionizing With a Steel Workers Union. “Contract workers at Google’s office in Philadelphia have just announced their intention to unionize. 66 percent of the eligible contractors at a company called HCL America Inc., signed cards seeking union representation, according to the United Steel Workers union.”