Workers fired from Google plan federal labor complaint

RACHEL LERMAN AP Technology Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Four workers fired from Google last week are planning to file a federal labor complaint against the company, claiming it unfairly retaliated against them for organizing workers around social causes. The former employees said Tuesday they are preparing to file unfair labor practice charges with the National Labor Relations Board this week. All four were fired Nov. 25 for what Google said were violations of its data security policy. Company officials wrote in a memo — without confirming the employees' names — that the four were "searching for, accessing, and distributing business information outside the scope of their jobs." But the four workers — Laurence Berland, Sophie Waldman, Rebecca Rivers and Paul Duke — say they
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