Google Says Employees Flouting Vaccination Rules Will Be Fired: Report

 Alphabet’s Google told its employees they would lose pay and eventually be fired if they do not follow its COVID-19 vaccination rules, CNBC reported on Tuesday, citing internal documents. A memo circulated by Google’s leadership said employees had until December 3 to declare their vaccination status and upload documentation showing proof, or to apply for a […]

Apple Worker Says Fired for Leading Movement Against Workplace Harassment

An Apple employee who led fellow workers in publicly sharing instances of what they called harassment and discrimination at the company said on Thursday that she had been fired. Janneke Parrish, an Apple program manager, said the iPhone maker informed her on Thursday that she had been terminated for deleting material on company equipment while […]

Amazon Settles With 2 Employees It Fired Last Year

Amazon is settling with two former tech workers who accused the retail giant of illegally firing them last year for speaking out against the company. The former employees, Emily Cunningham and Maren Costa, publicly criticized the company and pushed Amazon to better protect warehouse workers from COVID-19. They also wanted Amazon to do more to […]

Alibaba Fired Manager Accused of Sexually Assaulting Female Co-Worker

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding has fired a manager who allegedly sexually assaulted a female employee and will establish policies to prevent sexual harassment, Chief Executive Daniel Zhang said on Monday. The manager – at Alibaba’s City Retail unit, which offers grocery delivery from local supermarkets – “has been fired and will never be […]

Fired by Bot at Amazon: ‘It’s You Against the Machine’

Stephen Normandin spent almost four years racing around Phoenix delivering packages as a contract driver for Amazon. Then one day, he received an automated email. The algorithms tracking him had decided he wasn’t doing his job properly. The 63-year-old Army veteran was stunned. He’d been fired by a machine. Normandin says Amazon punished him for […]

Apple Hires Ex-Google AI Scientist Who Quit After His Colleagues Were Fired

Apple said on Monday it has hired former distinguished Google scientist Samy Bengio, who left the search giant amid turmoil in its artificial intelligence research department. Bengio is expected to lead a new AI research unit at Apple under John Giannandrea, senior vice president of machine learning and AI strategy, two people familiar with the matter […]

Indian Premier League: “Locked, Loaded And Fired”, Rajasthan Royals’ Rahul Tewatia Gears Up For IPL 2021. Watch | Cricket News

IPL 2021: Rahul Tewatia during a net session for Rajasthan Royals ahead of the new season.© Instagram With the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) set to begin, Rajasthan Royals (RR) will be aiming for a better campaign. RR finished at bottom of the table during IPL 2020, with six wins […]

Amazon Illegally Fired Employees Critical of Work Conditions: US Labour Board

Amazon illegally fired two employees who advocated for better working conditions during the pandemic, the US National Labor Relations Board has found. The online retailer last year terminated the employment of Emily Cunningham and Maren Costa, who accused the company of enforcing policies in a discriminatory fashion and having vague rules that “chill and restrain” […]

The Mandalorian Star Gina Carano Fired by Disney Over Offensive Comments

The Mandalorian star Gina Carano has been fired from the Star Wars universe, Disney and Lucasfilm have announced, in the wake of (more) offensive comments posted by Carano on her social media accounts. Carano compared hating people for their political views to the discrimination and prejudice faced by Jews in Nazi Germany. In a statement, […]

Parler CEO John Matze Says He Was Fired by Board

The board of Parler, a social media platform backed by Republican Party donor Rebekah Mercer and favored by U.S conservatives, has fired its CEO John Matze, he said on Wednesday. Matze confirmed the move to Reuters, after it was originally reported by Fox News, and said that he had not been given a settlement. “On […]

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