I Know A Good Apple Is Tart, But Exploitation Is Bitter
Published by: Above the Law | Date: December 21 2021
For many of us, apples represent not just knowledge, but a forbidden flavor of it that leads to ruin. Maybe the company did a bit of soothsaying when they chose it to represent them, considering that an employee, Ashley Gjovik, recently whistleblew about the company’s invasive surveillance practices and — get this — toxic work environment?
Dear Lord, I miss the days when describing your work environment as toxic was a shorthand for nosy cubicle mates. If a major global company is able to get away with building their offices on a superfund site, in California of all places, what does that mean for the rest of us? And even if the co-workers are pleasant and the Apple headquarters frequently restocks on their K-Cups, I doubt that their insurance coverage would make up for having a 9-5 atop pollutants....
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