By G. Edward Griffin | 22 July 2020
NEED TO KNOW — In June, Cisco Systems hosted a video conference for 30,000 employees on race, and some workers who questioned the Black Lives Matter movement in the online forum were subsequently fired. Cisco says it fired a “handful” of workers for “inappropriate conduct”.
Cisco says 237 comments of the 10,400 made during the video conference “objected to what was being presented”, while the majority of comments praised management. On the video call, Cisco’s CEO announced a $5-million donation to “groups combating racism”.
In related news, James Damore, an engineer with Google who was fired in 2017 for writing a controversial memo that criticized the company’s efforts to improve the diversity of its workforce, dismissed his lawsuit against the tech giant when a compensation agreement was made. As usual, details of the agreement were not disclosed. -GEG […]