Google’s HR Manager Fiona Cicconi sent an employee-wide email to employees to notify them about Googlereaction to the recent ruling of United States Supreme Court That reversed the right to legal abortion established by Roe vs Wade in 1973. The email read, “This is a profound change for the country that has profoundly affected so many of us. me, especially women.” It also tells employees that they can “apply for relocation without justification”. This is the email that appeared on The Verge website.
This morning, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization that goes back to Roe v. Wade.
This is a profound change for the country, profoundly affecting so many of us, especially women. Everyone will respond in their own way, whether it’s wanting space and time to process, speaking up, volunteering outside of work, not wanting to discuss it, or something else entirely. Be aware of how your co-workers may be feeling and, as always, treat each other with respect.
Equity is particularly important to us as a company, and we share concerns about the impact this ruling will have on people’s health, lives and careers. We will continue to work to make reproductive health information available on our products and continue to work to protect user privacy.
To support Googlers and their dependents, our US health insurance and benefits program covers out-of-state medical procedures that are not available where employees live and work. job. Google employees can also apply for a relocation without explanation, and those overseeing the process will be aware of the situation. If you need further assistance, please connect 1:1 with a Human Consultant via [link to internal tool redacted].
We will be arranging support sessions for Googlers in the US in the coming days. These will be posted News about Google.
Please don’t hesitate to rely on your Google community in the coming days and continue to take good care of yourself and each other.