The Google walkout protesters have commended the company’s swift action on sexual harassment.
CEO Sundar Pichai set out a number of changes on Thursday, including abolishing forced arbitration in cases of sexual misconduct.
But the campaigners want to see a lot more change on diversity.
They said Google must address issues of “systemic racism and discrimination.”
The Google walkout campaigners have spoken after the company announced a series of measures designed to address the mass staff protest last week over sexual harassment.
CEO Sundar Pichai circulated a memo on Thursday spelling out the steps Google would take, including abolishing forced arbitration in cases of sexual misconduct and introducing new rules for drinking at work.
In a Medium blog post, the Google Walkout For Real Change group praised Google for taking swift action on the issue of sexual harassment. “We commend this progress, and the rapid action which brought it about,” they said.
Reflecting on the fact that 20,000 workers left their desk last Thursday to call for change, the campaigners added: “What they showed is that collective action works, and when we work together we can make change.”
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Source:: Businessinsider – Technology