Google fired 48 employees for sexual harassment in past two years

Google has said that it fired 48 employees in the past two years, including 13 senior executives, as a result of sexual harassment allegations, citing “an increasingly hard line” on inappropriate conduct.

The US tech giant issued the statement from chief executive Sundar Pichai, saying, in recent years, Google has made a number of changes, including taking an increasingly hard line on inappropriate conduct by people in positions of authority.

He added that the company is serious about providing a safe and inclusive workplace. Pichai further said, we review every single complaint about sexual harassment or inappropriate conduct, investigate it and take action.

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