Apple has positioned senior employee on indefinite administrative leave after she tweeted about sexism within the workplace.
Engineering program supervisor Ashley Gjøvik had been ‘elevating issues with Apple employee relations about years of experiences with sexism, a hostile work atmosphere, sexual harassment, unsafe working circumstances, and retaliation, she advised The Verge.
Gjøvik stated the corporate made no effort to set boundaries and as a substitute positioned her on administrative leave and implied they didn’t need her on Slack the place I had been vocal about my issues with sure insurance policies on the firm, she additional revealed to The Verge.
That is the second time Apple has investigated Gjøvik’s claims about intercourse discrimination on the firm. Earlier the employee relations workforce closed an investigation, having discovered nothing flawed based on Gjøvik who later shared screenshots to clarify her issues.
Gjøvik says she was additionally dismissed when she expressed issues about unsafe working circumstances.
#Apple employee relation’s 1st #sexism investigation solely arose whereas I used to be complaining about unsafe work circumstances and associated #intimidation. They tried to shortly brush me off & prevented me from elevating extra issues. This time, I gave them 558 items of proof to evaluation.
— Ashley M. Gjøvik (@ashleygjovik) August 4, 2021
Gjøvik is nonetheless on administrative leave as Apple investigates the matter. No remark has been made by Apple on the matter to this point.