Apple employee rules violate the rights of workers according to US officials. According to the US National Labor Relations Board, the executive statements and policies of the tech company interfere with, restrain, or even coerce employees.
Apple Employee Rules Violate Rights of Workers According To US Officials
The US National Labor Relations Board has now agreed with charges that apple interfered with the right of employees, it confirmed via email to CENT on Tuesday. The company did so through the statements, policies, cork rules, and confidentiality agreements of high-level executives, the NLRB said.
“They reasonably tend to interfere with, restrain, or coerce employees in the exercise of their right to protected concerted activity, “Kayla Blado, spokesperson of NLRB said.
NLRB Regional Director Will Issue a Complaint against Apple If the Company Does Not Settle
The NLRB regional director will issue a complaint against Apple if the company does not settle. The investigations in question stemmed from cases brought up by ex-employees of the company Ashley Gjovik and Cher Scarlett back in 2021, Bloomberg on Monday reported.
The grievance of Scarlett against the tech company was filed with the NLRB back in September 2021 amid a wave of employee activism, over issues inclusive of working conditions and customer privacy, Scarlett in a tweet that confirmed the filing said that the allegations “revolve around unlawful conduct and unlawful rules that have been engaged in over the past 5 months, particularly over the last month.”
This Is the Second NLRB Complaint against Apple Should the Agency File
And should the NLRB issue a complaint, it will be joining a separate one that has already been filed against Apple back in October of the previous year when the government agency issued out a complaint over allegations that apple had suppressed efforts for unionization. And according to the complaint in October, the company allegedly discouraged unionization in part by revealing to employees that unionized stores “would not receive the same improvements to working conditions.”