August 10, 2017
Partner Barbara Hoey
was featured in the Entrepreneur
article “What You Need to Understand About the Google Firing and Free Speech at Work,” discussing Google’s recent firing of James Damore, a software engineer, after he distributed a controversial memo on gender diversity within the organization.
“In order to be protected, as a general matter, a complaint must be made in good faith and based on accurate information," Barbara said.
Barbara explains that there are legitimate, legal ways to communicate if you have a workplace complaint or grievance. She points to three facts to avoid similar situations: know your company’s code of conduct, have your facts straight and be constructive.
To read the article, please click here.