Claire Stapleton, one of the organizers of last year's global Google walkout in protest against the media giant's sexual harassment policy, says she joined the technical giant after facing opposition.
Stapleton explained the reasons why he terminated in a letter to her colleagues who were published Friday on medium.
"These past months have been unbearably stressful and confusing," the post said. "But they've also been eye-opening: The more I talked about what I experienced, the more I heard, and the more I understood how universal these issues are. That's why I find it so depressing that leadership has chosen to just and sustainably disprove my story. They have a different version of what happened; How it works. "
Stapleton was YouTube's marketing leader, owned by Google. She spent 1[ads1]2 years with the company claiming that she and others were "pushed out or punished for speaking up."
"When they say" Claire's experience did not happen, "they are talking to anyone who thought my story was known, all who have been through it in any form: pushed out or punished to speak up, gas lights, discriminated, isolated, Harassed. People tell each other their stories. Refuse to recognize our humanity and engage with the deeper issues being raised – well, it's not very Googley, "she wrote.
Stapleton was one of seven co-workers who organized a global protest called Google Walkout for Real Change in November 2018.
Photos published on social media showed that workers had signs that required changes in how the company handles sexual harassment complaints in the wake of one. article in 19459004, New York Times who said that two leaders accused of neglect apparently were rewarded with exit packages worth millions of dollars, while one-third remained in a highly compensated job.