Google Fires Over 20 Employees for Protesting Project Nimbus Contract

Google fires over 20 employees for protesting against Project Nimbus contract with Israeli government.

  • Google fires over 20 employees for protesting against Project Nimbus contract with Israeli government.
  • CEO Sundar Pichai reminds employees of the company’s stance on political discussions at work.
  • Google’s global security chief, Chris Rackow, addresses recent protests and warns of consequences for policy violations.

In recent developments, Google has terminated over 20 employees who participated in protests against the company’s involvement in Project Nimbus, a cloud computing venture with the Israeli government. This action follows the dismissal of 28 employees last week, bringing the total number of fired protesters to nearly 50. CEO Sundar Pichai emphasized the importance of maintaining a focused work environment and discouraged political debates within the company, urging employees to refrain from disruptive actions.

Furthermore, Google’s global security chief, Chris Rackow, issued a stern warning against policy violations, labeling the protesting employees’ behavior as “unacceptable” and “extremely disruptive.” The memo highlighted the company’s commitment to upholding its Code of Conduct and policies on harassment, discrimination, and workplace concerns. With nine individuals arrested after staging sit-ins at Google offices, the company remains steadfast in enforcing its standards and ensuring a conducive work environment for all employees.