San Francisco, March 12 (IANS): Google paid $ 105 million to two of its former leaders, including one of Indian origin, after being charged with sexual harassment.
According to a report in TechCrunch On Monday, Google decided to pay $ 135 million to Andy Rubin and Amit Singhal.
The total amount was later brought down to $ 105 million ($ 90 million for Rubin and $ 15 million for Singhal).
Singhal who was first offered $ 45 million had to go with $ 15 million that he had joined the competitor Uber.
He later went down as Uber's senior technical director in 201[ads1]7 after sexual harassment details reached the raging giant.
Singhal was Senior Vice President at Search while Rubin was the leader of Android on Google.
The news of the payouts, reported by the New York Times in October in October, led to widespread protests on the Google campus.
Singhal "was allowed to quit Google in 2016 in the wake of credible allegations of sexual harassment, and was paid millions in dismissal."
The new figures were revealed from a shareholder procedure against the company. The payments were approved by Google's management development and compensation committee, according to the lawsuit.
According to CEO Sundar Pichai, Google has so far terminated 48 people for sexual harassment.
"There are serious consequences for anyone who behaves inappropriately on Google.
" In recent years, we have made many changes in the workplace and have taken an increasingly difficult line with inappropriate behavior of people in government positions, "the company said in a statement to TechCrunch.