GitHub fired a Jewish employee who called out 'Nazis.' Now, it's reversing that decision.

GitHub fired a Jewish employee who called out 'Nazis.' Now, it's reversing that decision.

When an employee of GitHub was fired after alluding to the fact that Nazis were out and about in Washington, D.C. on Slack on the day of the assault on the U.S. Capitol building, as Business Insider reported on Tuesday, coworkers rallied to his defense, appealing to the Microsoft-owned company. The decision was reversed with an apologetic statement from GitHub on Sunday.
In the statement, GitHub CEO Nat Friedman condemned the attack on the Capitol, noted that there were indeed “Nazis and white supremacists” amid the insurrectionists, and added that employees are “free to express concerns about Nazis, [anti-Semitism], white supremacism, or any other form of discrimination or harassment in internal discussions.”  Read more…More about Github, Tech, Politics, and Big Tech Companies

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