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Google is having trouble retaining black and Latinx employees

1 month ago   |   By The Verge

Google released its annual diversity report today, and among the data is a new section detailing attrition rates - that is, how often employees leave the company. And it points to a key problem that Google has in creating a more diverse and representative workforce: black and Latinx employees leave more often than white and Asian employees.
That's particularly problematic, because black employees make up just 2.5 percent of Google's US workforce, and Latinx employees are just a point higher, at 3.6 percent. For comparison, the US Census Bureau says these groups make up 13.3 percent and...
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Google releases first diversity report since the infamous anti-diversity memo

Google releases first diversity report since the infamous anti-diversity memo

1 month ago   |   By TechCrunch

Google has released its first diversity report since the infamous James Damore memo and the fallout that resulted from it. Those are both long stories but the TL;DR is that Damore said some sexist things in a memo that went viral. He got fired and then sued Google for firing him. That lawsuit, however, was shot down by the National Labor Relations Board in February. Then, it turned out another employee, Tim Chevalier, alleges he was fired for advocating for diversity, as reported by Gizmodo later that month. Now, Chevalier is suing Google .
“I was retaliated against for pointing out white...
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