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Sundar Pichai is ending Google's once-famous partying culture by limiting drinking at work and threatening 'more onerous actions'

4 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

As part of Google' s new policies to deal with sexual harassment complaints at the company, CEO Sundar Pichai disclosed new rules for drinking at work.
Google says it will hold managers responsible for discouraging excessive drinking, not just in the office, but at any party or event where employees get together.
Pichai says that alcohol was frequently cited in incidents of reported sexual harassment and that, if things don't change, he may implement "more onerous actions."
In response to a recent employee walkout protesting how Google has handled sexual harassment cases, CEO Sundar Pichai...
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Google walkout organizers aren't satisfied with CEO's response

Google walkout organizers aren't satisfied with CEO's response

4 monthes ago   |   By TechCrunch

Organizers of the massive walkouts at Google last week are - rightfully so - not letting up on their demands. Earlier this morning, Google CEO Sundar Pichai responded to some of their demands, outlining how Google is getting rid of forced arbitration for sexual harassment and sexual assault claims, offering more transparency around those investigations, and more.
While Google did make some changes, the company did not address all of the organizers' demands. For example, Google failed to elevate its chief diversity officer to report directly to Pichai and also ignored the organizers'...
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