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Apple has fired one of the leaders of the #AppleToo movement, which aims to give more pay transparency to the tech giant’s employees and expose “persistent patterns of racism, sexism, inequality, discrimination, intimidation, repression, coercion, abuse” With a labor organizing effort, unfair punishment and unchecked privilege.”

Sources familiar with the situation told ledge That Janneke Parish, a program manager at Apple Maps, was terminated for “non-compliance” after deleting files from her work devices during an internal investigation. The files reportedly included apps like Robinhood, Pokemon Go and Google Drive.


Parish’s attorney, Vincent White, confirmed to Granthshala Business that The Verge’s reporting “appears to be completely accurate,” but declined to comment further.

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Parish’s termination came after Apple CEO Tim Cook sent an email to employees in September saying the company was doing “everything in our power to identify leakers,” a move that happened last month. There are details about the all-hands meeting, which reportedly involved subjects including employees. COVID-19 test and more recently Reigning in the company’s legal battle with Fortnite creator Epic Games.

Cook noted in the memo, which was leaked to the Verge, that “most of the details” are recent. “California Streaming” event, which announced new products including the iPhone 13 and Apple Watch Series 7, leaked to the press ahead of the official announcements.

Although Cook said the leakers are “a small number of people,” he stressed that the company “does not tolerate disclosure of confidential information” and that the people who leak it “do not belong here.”

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In addition to Parish, former senior programming manager Ashley Gojovic was fired last month for allegedly violating the company’s rules against leaking confidential information.

Gjøvik initially raised concerns that his office at Apple was located at a “triple Superfund toxic waste dump without safety testing for more than 6 years”. She has also spoken openly about the company’s allegations of retaliation, harassment, abuse and intimidation through her Twitter account. he made Diverse sawdust About his experiences at Apple with the National Labor Relations Board, including an allegation that Cook’s recent memos about leakers violated US labor law.

Plus, Cher Scarlett, a software engineer who also helped lead the #AppleToo movement, has Allegedly She was placed on paid medical leave because she said her mental health had been affected as a result of harassment by some of her colleagues.

“We are always committed to creating and maintaining a positive and inclusive workplace,” an Apple spokesperson told Granthshala Business. “We take all concerns seriously and we conduct a thorough investigation whenever a concern is raised and, out of respect for the privacy of anyone involved, we do not discuss specific employee matters.”