#GAReads | Google employees leave work to protest treatment of women

photo credit: TheAlieness GiselaGiardino [ CC BY-SA 2.0 ],  via Wikimedia Commons  (cropped)

photo credit: TheAlieness GiselaGiardino [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons (cropped)

Google employees leave work to protest treatment of women”:

Carrying signs that included a mocking reference to the company’s original “Don’t be evil” motto, thousands of Google employees around the world briefly walked off the job Thursday to protest what they said was the tech giant’s mishandling of sexual misconduct allegations against executives.

From Tokyo and Singapore to London and San Francisco, highly paid engineers and other workers staged walkouts of around an hour, reflecting rising #MeToo-era frustration among women over frat-house behavior and other misconduct in heavily male Silicon Valley.

Read Michael Liedtke’s full article at Associated Press News here…