…Google’s argument claims they only terminate employees judiciously.
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) interims general counsel, Peter Sung Ohr, has revived Google’s case of 2019 — a lawsuit that claims the tech company has violated its labour law that protects employees right to serve within the territories of the US.
According to Bloomberg, Google incautiously sacked three of its employees, including, Paul Duke, Rebecca Rivers, and Sophie Waldman. Now, the labor agency claims justice was not duly measured, countering the initial verdicts that these employees were wrongfully fired because they are on Google’s nerves as activists.
Overtime, Google has practiced unethical resignation of its workers which the NLRB regards as illegal labour activity. The previous labour agency general counsel once filed a lawsuit with claims of firing the likes of Kathryn Spiers and Laurence Berland. Still, the current NLRB’s interim general counsel has consented to Duke, Rebecca, Sophie, and Google to amend their complaints for the next court hearing.
In defence, Google’s argument claims that they only terminate employees judiciously — the likes of Duke, Rebecca, Sophie , and Berland were caught mishandling data security policies. However, these Google employees claim otherwise — keeping Google’s workplace in order was their priority, and they have been working for the tech company according to their employment contract.
Their claims made it worth noting that Google’s unethical behaviour was intended to serve as a warning to others employees — imbibing fear in the hearts of its workers. They also claim that the data did not contain sensitive information neither did they monitor the tech company products schematic nor their products and events calendar.
“Our thorough investigation found the individuals were involved in systematic searches for other employees’ materials and work, including distributing confidential business and client information.” Google’s spokesman confirmed the NLRB’s claims for violating their policies. “As the hearing on these matters moves forward, we’re very confident in our decision and legal position.”
Nonetheless, Kathryn’s lawsuit case was quite critical compared to others, she allegedly bypassed Google’s database and her trial commences by June. The proper code submission procedure she followed and claims that she only updated Google’s internal systems — a whistleblower reminding other employees about their labour rights.