Apple should change its rotten policy

Wednesday, December 4, 2019
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Steve Jordahl (OneNewsNow.com)

Apple logo outside buildingA public policy research group says Apple is refusing to address its bias against conservative employees.

In 1984, Apple stunned the world with a Super Bowl commercial that highlighted the company's refusal to cooperate with the authoritarian status quo.

"On January 24th, Apple Computer will introduce Macintosh, and you'll see why 1984 won't be like 1984," the company declared in the commercial.

But as of 2019, Scott Shepard of the National Center for Public Policy Research says the tech colossus is now marching in lock-step with the authoritarian left.

"They've proved themselves completely unwilling to add to their anti-discrimination policy protections against viewpoint discrimination, protections against the exact kind of discrimination that 30 years ago they were warning us against," Shepard observes.

His research group recently went to a shareholders meeting in hopes of getting protections for conservative employees, but the request fell on deaf ears. Actually, Shepard says Apple is actively fighting against the policy change.

Shepard

"They've recently gone to the SEC and tried to shut down, even asking their shareholders whether they should conduct a report and study into the ill effects of viewpoint discrimination," Shepard relays.

The National Center will continue to try to negotiate a conservative-friendly nondiscrimination policy and is ready to force the issue if necessary.

"Our first step will be the shareholders meetings, then it's worth considering… legal action to be taken," Shepard tells OneNewsNow.

He adds that some states, even including California, protect against viewpoint discrimination.

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