May 18, 2024
NewsGoogle Employees Upset Over Company Usage of the Word "Family" During Presentation

Google Employees Upset Over Company Usage of the Word “Family” During Presentation

During a company-wide presentation at Google the word "Family" triggered backlash from employees. The word was used while a company executive was discussing a product aimed at children.

Google employees expressed outrage because the term implied that families have children. The controversy became such a large ordeal that the Vice President of Google addressed the issue and gave feedback on how the company could become more inclusive.

One employee became so distraught during the 2017 presen...

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