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Google will affirm that employees can discuss workplace issues, following a settlement with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). According to The Wall Street Journal, which reported the news today, the agreement covers complaints about Google reacting unfavorably to “workplace dissent.” Google won’t need to admit wrongdoing, but it will need to inform employees of their speech rights.
Google confirmed the settlement in a statement to The New York Times and The Verge. “We have agreed to post a notice to our employees reminding them of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act,” a spokesperson said. “As a part of that notice, we will also remind employees of the changes we made to our workplace policies back in 2016 and…
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Author: Adi Robertson