Google co-founders’ exit could mean end of its ‘open culture’

CNET | Dec 4, 2019 at 1:00 PM
  • When 200 Google workers and their allies held a rally in San Francisco last month, their stated purpose was fighting alleged retaliation by company leadership against employees who spoke out against the search giant.
  • The pair used to be mainstays at Google’s famed TGIF meetings, weekly all-company gatherings and one of Google’s most time-honored traditions.
  • When Google workers held a sit-in in May to protest a “culture of retaliation” against workers who spoke out against the company, they called on Page — not Pichai — to step in.