After the Supreme Court’s decision, Google notifies its workers that they may “relocate without explanation”

Women who want to terminate their pregnancies, but reside in a state that prohibits abortions, will need new rules from institutions and employers in the aftermath of the Supreme Court ruling that eliminated federal safeguards of abortion rights. One of them is Google.

In an email to the firm’s workers, Fiona Cicconi, the company’s chief people officer, announced the judgement in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization and said the company is ready to process relocation applications.

Employees’ out-of-state medical treatments that aren’t accessible where they live or work may be covered under Google’s US perks and health insurance, according to Cicconi. There is no need to justify a Googler’s request for relocation, and those in charge of the process are aware of this.

After Roe v. Wade was overruled, Republican-led state legislatures may now seek additional restrictions or outright bans on abortion.

After multiple delays, buildings began to reopen in April, according to a message from last August (via Bloomberg) in which Cicconi indicated that the business had granted around 85% of Googlers’ requests to migrate to remote work or relocate.

In light of the Dobbs decision, we’ve reached out to Google to get more information on its personnel procedures. The business

Abortion clinics and the abortion pill may now be found with more precision because to legislation requiring Google to do so. There are certain findings that suggest crisis pregnancy centres managed by anti-abortion groups, as abortion advocates point out.