Google Staff Stage Walkout Over Treatment of Women

An unprecedented series of walkouts have hit Google offices around the world in protest of how women are treated at the company. Protesters are calling for changes in how sexual misconduct allegations are dealt with at the company, including an end forced arbitration, which would give victims the ability to sue. Despite the visible nature of the protest, Google executives, including CEO Sundar Pichai, have signaled their support for the protesters' demands. Pichai said he was "fully committed to making progress on an issue that has persisted for far too long in our society."