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Google CEO Cancels Company Town Hall on Gender Dispute After Employee Questions Leak

By on August 11, 2017 in Employment

Sundar PichaiThe Associated Press reports that Google’s CEO canceled an internal town hall meant to address gender discrimination after employee questions for management began to leak online from the company’s internal messaging service.

“Sundar Pichai said in an email to staff that several Google employees became fearful for their safety and grew concerned about being outed for speaking up at the town hall,” writes technology writer Ryan Nakashima.

Employees had used an internal system to submit questions for executives to address, but some of those questions leaked and were published online.

Read the LA Times article.


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