Sunday September 20, 2020

Intercom had no HR team before complaints of sexual harassment

Aaron Rogan

News Correspondent


Killian Woods

Business reporter

12th May, 2019
Eoghan McCabe, chief executive of tech firm Intercom: ‘In the early years of the company I demonstrated some poor judgment’

The billion-dollar Irish tech company at the centre of sexual harassment allegations did not have a HR department until after a female staff member complained about her treatment.

The Silicon Valley tech journal the Information reported last week that six employees of Intercom had left the company over allegations that chief executive Eoghan McCabe made unwanted advances towards female staff.

The firm did not hire human resources staff until after the first complaint was made...

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