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Google employees reveal the hidden costs of speaking out

Rachel Kraus

Google has free food and nap pods—but several employees say it also has hostile managers. 

Meredith Whittaker and Claire Stapleton were both organizers of the Walkout for Real Change in November, during which 200,000 employees "walked out" to protest sexual misconduct, "golden parachutes" for the accused, and other forms of discrimination at Google. 

On Monday, the two Google employees sent out an internal letter detailing the ways management has allegedly retaliated against multiple employee organizers, Wired reported

The walkout was a watershed moment for employees that resulted in progressive changes to some Google policies. However, in the months since, both organizers have felt their work environments change drastically for the worse, and they report that "several" organizers have had similar experiences. Read more...

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