Human Resources News & Insights

Google’s enforced arbitration decision could put pressure on other employers

Employees may find it easier to bring sexual harassment and workplace discrimination cases against employers, thanks to Google workers’ success in driving change at the tech giant. The company announced it has ended the practice of requiring workers to sign arbitration clauses in order to work for Google.

The strangest employee contract clause we’ve seen

We get that employers want to protection their intellectual property — a big reason to have employee contracts. But adding this clause seems like a bit much.