Google 'People Operations' Head Steps Down As Company Faces Mounting Employee Protests

Google 'People Operations' Head Steps Down As Company Faces Mounting Employee Protests

But she has been with the company for 14 years and has served in human resources over the past four of those.

Naughton has held the highest HR process for 4 years, a duration that noticed Google and its Silicon Valley brethren cross from the envy of workers far and wide-with pampering and perks and a "alternate the arena" challenge-to hotbeds of employee activism, as emboldened staffers demanded that their paintings be used for what they deem "good".

- A tricky gig at Google It's no longer regularly that an government's profession trajectory aligns so at once with a basic shift within the trade worldwide, however that's what took place with Google head of other people operations Eileen Naughton, who will step down later this yr, the corporate stated Monday. She was also responsible for enacting improved rights for temp workers and vendors.

Google, however, said that during Naughton's tenure as head of human resources, the number of employees in the company grew significantly.

Numerous controversial decisions in the recent times that led to a standoff with the employees came directly from the top management and not the human resources department, Fortune noted, but it has been caught in the midst nonetheless.

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In latest years, the Google office has been disrupted by worker opposition to top-level selections starting from forging contracts with the United States navy to tailoring a model of the search engine for China.

In 2018, Google employees gathered at its campuses located around the world, especially at Mountain View, California, to protest against itsalleged mishandling of workplace sexual harassment cases. Four of them raised considerations with the National Labor Relations Board, which is now conducting an investigation.

Who will be the new HR Head at Google?

Naughton stated he would assist Pichai and Chief Financial Officer Ruth Porat discover his choice. Naughton plans to transition out of her VP role later this year, the report says. She has been working at Google since 2006, assuming different roles over time. Alphabet is the parent company of Google.

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