Nearly 1,400 employees of Google parent Alphabet Inc have signed a petition calling for better treatment of workers during the layoff process.
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After the company announced 12,000 job cuts Google Nearly 1,400 employees of parent Alphabet Inc have signed a petition calling for better treatment of workers during the layoff process. While addressing the Chief Executive Sundar Pichai, the employees have put forth several demands of the company. In this, the employees have demanded that new recruitments should be banned till the retrenchment process. Apart from this, they should be asked once before being removed from the job or before reducing the time period of working on the job. Apart from this, the employees said that those who have been fired at the time of recruitment should be given priority, scheduled job The period should be allowed to end, apart from this, at the time of the death of the parents, freedom should be given to take leave during the bereavement period and they should also be given salary during this period.
About 6 percent reduction in the number of employees
The letter states that the implications of Alphabet’s decision to reduce its workforce are global. Apart from this, the voice of the employees has not been properly considered anywhere. After pressure from investors to reduce expenses in the post-pandemic recession, it will cut its workforce by about 6 percent. Meta Platforms Inc, Amazon.com Inc and Microsoft are among the tech giants that have cut workforce in recent months after years of growth and hiring.
massive layoffs at google
Let us tell you that Google has been known for providing good work culture, salary package, better caretech and many facilities to the employees. At present, in recent times, the retrenchment of employees at Google has happened on a large scale. In the month of January itself, Alphabet announced to lay off 6 percent of its employees.