Pichai released a public memo in which he said that arbitration, a quasi-legal private dispute resolution process that often favors corporations over individuals, would now be "optional for individual sexual harassment and sexual assault claims".
Google is promising to be more forceful and open about its handling of sexual misconduct cases, a week after thousands of high-paid engineers and others walked out in protest over its male-dominated culture.
He also pledged to provide more detail around sexual harassment investigations and outcomes at the company as part of Google's Investigations Report.
The measures, Mr Pichai said, will increase transparency around instances of sexual harassment, expand mandatory training, and offer increased support for those with claims.
The company will also revise the manner in which it will probe employee concerns, including streamlining reporting channels, allowing staff to be accompanied by support persons and offering extra care and resources like counselling and career support during and after the process. "And we will double down on our commitment to be a representative, equitable and respectful workplace", said Pichai.
The protests at Google earlier this month followed a New York Times report that the company in 2014 gave a $90 million exit package to a senior vice president, Andy Rubin, after he was accused of sexual harassment. When previously confronted with accusations that it shortchanges women - made by the U.S. Labor Department and in lawsuits filed by female employees -Google has maintained that its compensation system doesn't discriminate between men and women.
Protest organizers said Google publicly champions diversity and inclusion but doesn't do enough to put words into action.
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Another witness said the gunman wielded what looked like a sub-machine gun. "We have no idea what the motive was at this point". One of the people who survived this shooting told CBS station KCBS-TV he survived the Las Vegas shooting previous year .
But the Sport runs on the new 3100 SoC, which should provide noticeable improvements in battery life and performance. There's also a new battery saving mode, bringing an additional two days of telling the time in an "ambient mode".
The company did not immediately respond to a request for clarification on why it had chose to add the caricature to Smash Bros . Nintendo is working on five sets for the game that each contain a fighter, a stage and several music tracks at $6 each.
She spends three days a week at the halfway house, which includes counselors and people she can share experiences with. Reports say he is also her 'sober coach, ' aside from maybe being in the beginning stages of a romance.
Also Wednesday, NASCAR penalized the teams of Ryan Blaney and Erik Jones, who already have been eliminated from the playoffs. Blaney crew chief Jeremy Bullins was fined $50,000, and auto chief Kirk Almquist was suspended for the next two races.
Police investigated the company after reports and video surfaced of the cruel and freaky punishments, the BBC reports. The employee added that the firm threatened to reduce their severance pay should they resign from their jobs.
A Romanian man, understood to be the truck driver, was arrested and charged with assisting unlawful entry into the UK. Age assessments were carried out in respect of all of them and concluded that five were in fact adults aged over 18.
Customers can also experience the brand new AR view functionality and the latest range of Amazon devices. Amazon will be kept on their toes ahead of and during the Black Friday sale as well as on Cyber Monday .
And it seems highly unlikely that any Republican will vote for the woman their party has demonized in thousands of campaign ads. That doesn't mean I think race and immigration weren't a major part of Trump's election pitch. "Too bad", he continued.
Despite the travels - which included another tour overseas with the JBA USA team - LaMelo is now returning to high school. Ball a year ago was the seventh-ranked recruit in the Class of 2019, according to Slam Magazine's Franklyn Calle.
AMD Announces Zen 4 Microarchitecture Under Development
When it comes to floating point per socket performance, it's a huge 4x leap over the previous generation EPYC processor . If the claims hold up, the second-generation processor has a shot at being the highest performing datacenter CPU in 2019.
Poop in hand, Bill Gates backs China's toilet revolution
Every dollar invested in sanitation yields about $5.50 in global economic returns, according to the World Health Organization. The entrepreneur described the inventions on display as the "most significant advances in sanitation in almost 200 years".
Prediction: Dallas Cowboys vs Tennessee Titans
Luckily the rest of the NFC East has had issues as well, still keeping the Cowboys in the race for the top spot in the division. Prescott did manage to get the ball into Allen Hurns for a 23-yard touchdown before the half to tie things up 14-14.
Rihanna Warns Donald Trump Not To Use Her Music
Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler filed a cease-and-desist letter after the president played his song Livin' On The Edge at a rally. The singer joins a long list of big-name entertainers who would prefer that Trump stop blasting their hits at his rallies.
Call for 79% health tax on sausages and bacon
The lead scientist on the study, Marco Springmann, said that bacon was "really one of the unhealthiest food products out there". That reduced consumption would result in about 53,000 fewer deaths each year and save around $20 billion in health care costs.
BioWare Teases the Future of ‘Mass Effect’ On N7 Day
It's been more than 10 years since we were introduced to the magnificent world and characters of BioWare's Mass Effect series. And it seems like BioWare boss Casey Hudson just used the studio's N7 Day Twitter post to hint at the future of Mass Effect .