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Google accused of violating US labour laws, spying on staff

National Labour Relations Board (NLRB) is gearing to file a complaint against Google for violating US labour laws. The multinational tech company has been...

Google to set up DEI Advisory Council, will strengthen D&I agenda

Taking forward its commitment to making the workplace more friendly and to uphold its D&I agenda, Google will set up a Diversity, Equity and...

Google to ensure content moderation on internal message boards

After noticing that its employees have been sharing their opinions generously on its internal message boards — Dory and Memegen — while working from...

Google staff get additional day off as ‘collective wellbeing’ holiday

As employee burnout has become more prevalent during the pandemic, Google’s idea of declaring September 4 as a one-time paid holiday for its employees...

Google employees oppose tech sales to the police dept

More than 1600 Google employees have, in a signed letter to the CEO, Sundar Pichai, asked the Company to end the sale of its...

Google shows commitment to racial equity, announces $175 million in support

Amidst protests against racial injustice, many companies are trying to bring out a meaningful change in their policies to protect Black employees, who have...

AWS employee sued for joining Google

Brian Hall, who worked with Amazon’s cloud business, Amazon Web Service (AWS), has been sued by his former employer for joining competitor, Google Cloud. Amazon...

Google to reopen offices with 10% staff on July 6, will...

Google employees who are working from home have been directed to join offices on July 6, considering the external conditions. Sundar Pichai, CEO, Google,...

Twitter allows employees to work from home indefinitely

Twitter has also joined the likes of Google and Facebook, which are amongst the companies that have extended their work-from-home policies till 2021. The...

Google employees are mandated to work from home until June, 2020:...

Google employees, who are working remotely, have been directed to follow the same system of work until June 1, 2020, as there is no mention...

Sundar Pichai informs employees of plan to slow down hiring this...

It has not been an easy journey for IT firms struggling to combat the pandemic and ensure the well being of their employees and...

HR head of Google to move to new role

Eileen Naughton, chief of human resources, Google, is quitting to take on a new position, even while there is a growing conflict between the...

TripAdvisor plans to layoff 200

Close on the heels of the layoffs at Oyo, the online travel information providing company, TripAdvisor, is also planning to downsize. About 200 employees...

Sundar Pichai to take home $242 million as salary package and...

Sundar Pichai, who is now CEO, Alphabet Inc. too, will be receiving an annual salary of more than $242 million, including performance-based stock awards...

Lawsuit accuses Apple, Google, Microsoft, Dell, Tesla of abetting use of...

A lawsuit filed in Washington, by International Rights Advocates, is demanding damages from some of the big names in the technology space, including Google,...

Google under inspection by the NLRB for firing four employees

In a recent turn of events, the National Labour Relations Board (NLRB) of the US has officially begun its inquiry into Google’s practices following...

Google accused of firing employees for speaking out

Four employees of Google, who recently got terminated, will be filing charges against the Company alleging unfair labour practices. They believe they were fired...

Google staff question company’s accountability and transparency

On 22 November, Friday, around 200 employees staged a protest against Google’s alleged attempts to silence the workforce. The American multinational technology company recently...

Google terminates employee for leaking official documents to media

Taking strict action against its employees for violating company policy and participating in activism at work, Google has terminated one employee and sent two...

Google employees accuse employer of monitoring their meeting requests

Google is again making headlines with its operations and policies. Its employees have alleged that an internal surveillance tool developed by the Company is...

Google to create 250,000 new training opportunities for American workers over...

Google has pledged to train 250,000 Americans to take on technology jobs in the future. It has committed to a White House programme aimed...

Google spells out employees’ rights clearly

According to a settlement with the National Labour Relations Board (NLRB), Google has been required to post a list of employees’ rights. Most of...

Former Google employee accused of stealing trade secrets

Anthony Levandowski, who was an engineer and one of the founding members of the self-driving car project at Google, was accused of stealing trade...

Google issues policy against non-work discussions at office

Google issues policy to stop non-work discussions at the workplace. It warns against office conversations on the latest news or any debate topic and...

Internal memo by Google employee alleges pregnancy discrimination

Google has once again been accused of discrimination and retaliation, and this time by a pregnant employee. The concerned employee sent a detailed internal...

IBM fired almost a lakh employees in five years

IBM is reported to have laid off almost 100,000 employees in the past five years, in trying to ensure a more millennial-dominated workplace. An ex-vice...

Employee activism is reaching serious levels

Sit-outs and protests amongst the labour class in the manufacturing units are not new to businesses. Through these protests the workers either raise their...

Google staff told to eschew Pride protests

Google has conveyed to its staff through an internal memo that Pride protests are a violation of the Company’s code of conduct, and therefore,...

Mark Zuckerberg losing popularity among employees

Employees at Facebook seem to like their CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, much less now. According to a survey by Glassdoor, for the very first time...

Google employees seek meeting with Larry Page, CEO, Alphabet

Employees of Google are demanding that Larry Page, CEO, Alphabet, which is Google’s parent company, meet them and resolve their issues. The group of employees...

Women staff at Google speak up about culture of retaliation

Two women employees of Google, who were the force behind the walkout by Google staff last year, have revealed that the Company has retaliated...

Google executive accused of sexual harassment paid hefty exit package

Former senior VP of Google, Amit Singhal, had resigned from the Company following investigations into sexual harassment allegations. However, it has come to light...

Google employees seek equal treatment for contract staff

When the policies pertaining to handling of sexual harassment cases at Google were revised and updated recently, the Company did not factor in its...

Google will change the manner of handling sexual misconduct cases

Google has committed to changing the way it handles sexual misconduct cases, following its workforce staging a walk-out from its offices across the globe...

Google employees stage walk-out in protest of sexual misconduct

Google employees across the world abandoned their desks at 11 a.m. on November 1, as a mark of protest at the manner in which...

Google employees make themselves heard

They voiced their demand for a role in evaluating company projects so that they do not end up as partners in any crime. 

Google’s AI technology, a threat to call-centre jobs

Google partners with Cisco and Genesys to build artificial intelligence (AI) technology that will replace some of the work in call centres.

New rules to address harassment issues in Google

The new guidelines aim to control so-called trolling, where employees deliberately behave provocatively or offensively online to evince strong reactions.

Employees force Google to give up Pentagon deal

Employees do not want to support or be part of any military work. 

Why top companies are encouraging ‘siesta’ at work

A good power nap helps improve productivity and brain functioning.

Google sued yet again by another former employer

Lee, a woman software engineer, alleged that Google has a "bro-culture" that allowed her to be sexually harassed daily, and that the Company did nothing to intervene.

 

Acquihiring: 2000 HTC engineers are now Google employees

These engineers have been working closely with Google on the Pixel smartphone line. 

Google partners with Pluralsight and Udacity to train 1.3 lakh developers...

Over a lakh scholarships will be given to help developers enhance their skills and employability in emerging technologies.

Google and NSDC launch Android Skill Development Programme

A 100-hour course to train developers to create applications for the mobile platform.

Key to a perfect resume by Google’s ex VP-people operations

The resume should begin with an active verb, quantify a person’s accomplishments in numbers, provide a baseline for comparison and then explain what the candidate did to achieve goals.

Google’s former people director to join PartnerRe as chief corporate &...

Dorothee Burkel, will begin her new assignment in October this year.

‘Google For Jobs’ yet another disruption in job matching

It will pull job listings from various sources across the internet and put them in the search result in a clean, relevant and informative way.  

Google, Mercedez-Benz, Amazon, ITC, Philips India’s most ‘attractive employer’: Randstad Awards

Competitive salary and employee benefits continue to be the top priority among the Indian workforce, while choosing an employer, followed by good work–life balance.

Google gets sued by ex-employer for ‘No right to speak’

The complainant has alleged that Google forces workers to spy on each other through a programme called ’Stopleaks’ that requires them to report the disclosure of confidential information.

Organisational coaching: Busting the myths

During this period of uncertainty, experts are designing new acronyms, such as VUCA (volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity) and TUNA (turbulent, uncertain, novel and...

Ten key skills required in an age of digital transformation

As a growing number of organisations integrate digital technologies into all aspects of their business, digital transformation has come to be regarded as the...

Google accused of violating US labour laws, spying on staff

National Labour Relations Board (NLRB) is gearing to file a complaint against Google for violating US labour laws. The multinational tech company has been...

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Daimler and Amazon India to offer bonuses to staff

Daimler, the Stuttgart-based carmaker and owner of the Mercedes-Benz brand, will pay €1000 as bonus to its 160,000 employees in Germany. This is to...

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During our past discussions with industry leaders regarding the perfect team size, it had become apparent that both small and large teams have their...

Unilever experiments with 4-day work week in New Zealand

The Spanish government plans to give incentives or government grants to companies across Spain that adopt the four-day work week without any impact on...

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