hey googlers: how true is this story? Google Fires Another Worker for Exercising her Rights and Protecting....

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Dec 17, 2019 15 Comments

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  • Bank of America / Eng
    Ptrk_B8man

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    Trying to get Googlers to unionize is about as well received as selling pork in the middle east.

    This moron didnt understand her market.
    Dec 17, 2019 1
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      uioa86

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      if that was true, google would not have hired IRI Consultants which is an anti-union consulting firm.
      Dec 17, 2019
  • New QTdN03
    IMO, developing any kind of pop-up should be a fireable offense.
    Dec 17, 2019 0
  • Amazon rice_eater
    Lol she lives in a fantasy world I guess. That isn’t how the world works..
    Dec 17, 2019 0
  • Google NOEs51
    To me it sounds like an L2/L3 who does not know how the world works. Not sure what she was protecting. Seems like she need to learn that at will employment and what a CLM is.
    Dec 17, 2019 1
    • IEEE AC/VC
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      She recently got promoted to L3 last month. Her performance ratings are 4/5 and 5/5 respectively.
      Dec 17, 2019
  • Dropbox duduhe
    Lmao let her cry. This article doesn’t do anything positive for her.
    Dec 17, 2019 0
  • New / Eng iozP82
    Well she is really dumb so not a good fit for Google security team either way. Does she think Google is some kind of kindergarten or something? Or not working at Google is a punishment of some sort? You were just let go that's it. Don't work at Google in the first place if you don't want to work for whoever Google's owners are. It's a corporation owned by we don't know whom with whatever goals they have or might have. You can have a voice but just your own, don't use Google's platform against it. That's ridiculous.
    Dec 17, 2019 0
  • LinkedIn yFSV61
    Someone working in Google anonymously gave a gist of what happened on Quora. She started off with getting her change reviewed by a person not having domain knowledge and not sending the change request to her team. She did seem to violate bunch of things -- like using a special flag in source control system to bypass team from getting CL email, building a binary using an emergency process for critical bug fixes, using a similar emergency process to launch to every single desktop and laptop in Google( this is apparently almost never done ). This is absolutely a clear case of abuse, a complete lack of judgement; so it is easy to see now why she got fired.
    Dec 18, 2019 1
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      Regarding "lack of judgement", you can also argue that she knew what is she doing and its possible consequences, and still decided (and had the courage) to go for it because of her belief in the cause she was advocating.

      Regardless of your views on employees rights and unions, the fact that she had the courage to risk her career for what she believed in is admirable.

      Google on the other hand, is the coward party here which shuts down employees by firing them.
      Dec 20, 2019
  • Uber shtlei
    WTF this person is so entitled
    Dec 17, 2019 0
  • Activision Blizzard Fadedout
    I would love to see the videos of her being interrogated
    Dec 17, 2019 0
  • Pivotal bluechipp
    😂 😂 😂 It's not valid if she's the one who wrote the headline
    Dec 17, 2019 0

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