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Google parent agrees to $310 million sexual misconduct lawsuit settlement

Business Standard | 26/09/2020 08:37 AM | Click to read full article

Google's parent company has reached a $310 million settlement in a shareholder lawsuit over its treatment of allegations of executives' sexual misconduct. Alphabet Inc said that it will prohibit severance packages for anyone fired for misconduct.

Thousands of Google employees walked out of work in protest in 2018 after The New York Times revealed Android creator Andy Rubin received $90 million in severance even though several employees had filed misconduct allegations against him.