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Google To End Forced Arbitration For Employees

This news item caught my attention. Axios reported:

"Google will no longer require current and future employees to take disputes with the company to arbitration, it said on February 21st... After protests last year, the search giant ended mandatory arbitration for individual cases of sexual harassment or assault for employees. Employees have called for the practice to end in other cases of harassment and discrimination. Google appears to be meeting that demand for employees — but the change will not apply in the same blanket way to the many contractors, vendors and temporary employees it uses."

Reportedly, the change will take effect on March 21, 2019.

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