Rumor has it that Apple has allowed employees to publicly discuss salary and benefits

CUPERTINO, CALIFORNIA – SEPTEMBER 10: Apple CEO Tim Cook (C) looks at the new Apple iPhone 11 Pro during a special event on September 10, 2019 in the Steve Jobs Theater on Apple’s Cupertino, California campus. Apple unveiled several new products including an iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, Apple Watch Series 5 and seventh-generation iPad. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Faced with the controversy caused by the #AppleToo movement, Apple seems to have prepared a remedy. NBC News recently obtained a piece of information alleged to be an internal Apple memo, which mentioned that the official has now allowed employees to freely discuss salary and compensation regardless of whether they are inside or outside the company, including problems with leaders and personnel departments. Comfortable way” proposed. At present, Apple has not commented on this matter, but if the information is accurate, the salary transparency and related workplace issues that #AppleToo mainly protests will be resolved in the future.

In fact, according to the National Labor Relations Act of the United States, employees have the right to organize to discuss issues such as salary, and Apple’s internal policies are naturally included. According to some employees, Apple previously blocked the discussion by banning questionnaire surveys and closing the Slack channel. Some former employees like Ashley Gjøvik stepped up and pointedly pointed out that Apple would deliberately let the voice-producing employees take vacations or even break the discussions. Its expelled.

Although Cher Scarlett, the initiator of #AppleToo, has now settled with Apple and left the company, the impact of the movement has not faded in a short time. It’s hard to say at the moment how effective the fabled remedy can be.