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Google Employees “Sit In” to Protest Retaliation in Wake of Walkout
Google Employees “Sit In” to Protest Retaliation in Wake of Walkout

On May 1, International Workers’ Day , over 1,000 Google employees from offices across the globe participated in a sit-in to oppose the retaliation they say some employees are facing after they organized the Google Walkout last November. The Walkout was organized to oppose ...

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