Google CEO Sundar Pichai will speak at the panel of the Summit of the Americas hosted by the American Chamber of Commerce in Los Angeles, California on June 9, 2022.
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Google On Friday, he sent a company-wide email about the historic Supreme Court ruling that overturned the Roe v. Wade case, explaining that employees in the affected states could apply for relocation without explaining why. ..
“This is a big change for many of us, especially in countries that have a big impact on women,” he wrote. In an email to workers viewed by CNBC by Google’s Chief Human Resources Officer, Fiona Cicconi. “Google employees can also apply for a transfer without good reason, and the person overseeing this process is aware of the situation.”
This memo does not list or promise the number of requests that the company will approve. The company is still allocating employee transfers. I do not want to do it Returning to the assigned physical office according to the company’s return to office policy. I started During April.
Google has more than 30 locations across the United States
Cicconi also said it would provide employees with a “support session” within a few days.
Google’s statement has been released as a national company, including: Amazon When MetaIf you are in a state where abortion is banned after the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the Roe v. Wade case on Friday, you say you will pay employees traveling to have an abortion. Roll back federal rights to have an abortion..
When the ruling was first leaked, Google said it would provide travel allowances to employees seeking abortion care outside the state. Cicconi added that the company’s US benefits and health insurance plans for full-time employees are aimed at out-of-state health care producers that aren’t available where employees live and work. ..
When CNBC asked for comment on Friday morning, a spokesman said there was nothing to add to the company. We have not responded to requests for comments regarding Cicconi’s email or transfer details.
The company also does not respond to requests for comment on whether it complies with potential law enforcement requirements for user-related data.Last month, a group of 42 democratic parliamentarians Prompted Google CEO Sundar Pichai letter To stop collecting and retaining unwanted or unaggregated location data that may be used to identify people seeking an abortion.
Here’s a complete note from Google’s Chief Human Resources Officer, Fiona Cicconi:
This morning, the US Supreme Court ruled Dobbs vs. Jackson Women’s Health Agency, which rolls back the Roe v. Wade case.
This is a big change for many of us, especially in countries that have a big impact on women. Whether you need space and time to process, speak, volunteer outside of work, don’t want to talk at all, or something completely different, everyone responds in their own way. .. Keep in mind that many of your colleagues feel and treat each other with respect, as always.
Equity is very important as a company and shares concerns about the impact of this ruling on people’s health, livelihoods and careers. We will continue our efforts to make information about reproductive health care available throughout our products and to protect the privacy of our users.
To support Google employees and their dependents, US benefits plans and health insurance cover out-of-state medical procedures that are not available where employees live and work. Google employees can also apply for a transfer without good reason, and the person overseeing this process is aware of the situation. If you need additional support, please contact People Consultant 1: 1.
We plan to arrange support sessions for Google employees in the United States in the future. These will be posted on Googler News.
Feel free to rely on the Google community to continue to take care of yourself and each other.