Hundreds sign letter demanding answers after Github fires Jewish employee for calling insurrectionists Nazis


Hundreds sign letter demanding answers after Github fires Jewish employee for calling insurrectionists Nazis
Github, a Microsoft company, allegedly fired a Jewish employee for saying “there are Nazis about” in reaction to the insurrectionist occupation of the US Capital building last week. Business Insider today broke the story reporting that “some 200” employees had signed a letter demanding answers from the company’s CEO Nat Friedman. According to the article (paywall), the employee received a warning from HR for their comment before being terminated for what the company claims is a pattern of misconduct. Background: Without knowing exactly what Github’s claiming the employee did before the “Nazi” statement it’s difficult to assess whether the blow-back…

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