How can HR deal with gross misconduct?

Google's CEO ousted 48 employees for gross misconduct, including management...
How can HR deal with gross misconduct?

Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai recently admitted that 48 employees, including management, have been fired for sexual harassment in the last two years, in an email circulated to staff – Fox News reports.

A Google spokesperson has since said that the behemoth are “dead serious about making sure we provide a safe and inclusive workplace”. And, while Google aren't the first company to be ousted over claims of sexual harassment following the #MeToo movement, it proves that the issue in the workplace remains prominent.

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