Pinterest will now let workers blow the whistle on harassment and discrimination, despite NDAs

Pinterest will now let workers blow the whistle on harassment and discrimination, despite NDAs


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Pinterest has been battered with accusations of workplace discrimination for many months, and we’ve followed a large portionofthatsagahere at The Verge. That includes,most recently, how Ifeoma Ozoma, a former Pinterest employee who accused the company of trying to silence her, helped draft California’s new Silenced No More Act. Today, Ozoma is speaking out in The New York Times about why she believes nondisclosure agreements (NDAs) should not be allowed to keep whistleblowers in check — but Pinterest now says, effective immediately, it will stop making workers sign NDAs that prevent them from talking about such things.

That’s the news from Protocol: Pinterest will “not require employees to sign agreements that would prevent them…

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