‘A Slap In The Face!’ Fired Google Workers Lash Out Over Layoffs

Fired Google tech workers are not taking the news well!
FILE - This March 23, 2010, file photo, shows the Google logo at the Google headquarters in Brussels. A fifth former Google worker has filed a complaint with federal regulators accusing the company of improperly firing employees for labor organizing activity. Kathryn Spiers, a security engineer, said Google fired her after she created a pop-up notification for employees to inform them of their labor rights. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File)

At a glance

  • Google employees affected by the giant’s latest round of layoffs are taking the company to task on social media!
  • “Google CEO Sundar Pichai said he took “full responsibility” for the decision to cut about 12,000 jobs, or more than 6% of the Google parent’s overall workforce,” reported the New York Post.
  • “It’s hard for me to believe that after 20 years at #Google I unexpectedly find out about my last day via an email. What a slap in the face. I wish I could have said goodbye to everyone face to face,” wrote former software engineer Jeremy Joslin on Twitter.

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