Texas Police News.jpg
                  

  


 

Apple Will ‘Make Changes’ After HR Botches Sexual Abuse Allegations
HRProNews
   
 
More Today's News:
ߦ   Dallas cop arrested for shooting at another officer
ߦ   Fugitive Couple Extradited to the United States from Montenegro to Begin Prison Sentences for $20 Million Fraud
ߦ   Paris P.D. Blotter
ߦ   Police News Links
ߦ   Political Consultant Convicted for Scheme Involving Illegal Foreign Campaign Contribution to 2016 Presidential Campaign
ߦ   Public comments requested on BJS information collection activities: Data Security Requirements for Accessing Confidential Data
ߦ   Repeat DWI offender sentenced to 35 years for fatal drunken driving crash
ߦ   Death Notice - Retired Sergeant Wylie “Don” Nickell
ߦ   Local Police Departments Personnel, 2020 and Sheriffs’ Offices Personnel, 2020
ߦ   Paxton Expands Investigation into Companies Denying Parents and Guardians Access to Their Children’s Medical Records
ߦ   Police News Links
ߦ   Death Notice - Retired Assistant Chief Franklin E. Yorek
ߦ   Election Night Returns Portal Now Available
ߦ   Learn about Municipal Court judges, Teen Court
ߦ   Lubbock Resident Accused of Fraudulent Investment Schemes Just Months After Release From Federal Supervision
ߦ   Officer Termination
ߦ   Paris Police Arrests Fugitives
ߦ   Paris Police Jail Two Fugitives
ߦ   Six years of loss from one tragic decision
ߦ   Three Arrested for Illegal Scheme to Export Controlled Data and Defraud the Department of Defense

 
Search Archives:

Apple has acknowledged missteps and said it will “make changes” after reports it mishandled 15 women’s allegations of sexual abuse.

Apple has long prided itself on being inclusive and focusing on human rights issues. In spite of that, a new report from Financial Times, via Business Insider, indicates the company’s PR team was dismissive and hostile towards 15 women who came forward with complaints.

In one case, a woman said a male colleague took her home after “a casual co-worker’s happy hour” and then undressed her and took photos of her after she fell asleep. In another case, a woman said she received constant sexual messages from a male colleague.

In the women’s cases, as well as 13 others, Apple’s HR team did little to nothing to help. Known as the People Team within the company, the department reportedly favored managers over employees, refusing to take action even when the women had hard proof of the alleged misconduct.

Read more: Apple Claims Human Rights Violation in Colombian Ban, Uses Similar Tactic as Epic Games

In some cases the complaints led to the women leaving Apple, while others were offered lump financial sums to keep quiet and not speak badly of the company.

“There are some accounts raised that do not reflect our intentions or our policies and we should have handled them differently, including certain exchanges reported in this story,” Apple told the FT. “As a result, we will make changes to our training and processes.”

As Insider points out, Apple’s veil of secrecy is increasingly being pierced by employees unhappy with the company’s decisions and directions. While many previous revelations have been about remote work and employees’ unwillingness to go back to the office, this revelation is far worse and does much more to tarnish Apple’s image.

For a company that prides itself on ‘thinking different,’ the People Team’s response to these allegations is a little too much ‘same old, same old.’ Hopefully, the company can address the issues and root out such unacceptable behavior.

Post a comment
Name/Nickname:
(required)
Email Address: (must be a valid address)
(will not be published or shared)
Comments: (plain text only)
Printer Friendly Format  Printer Friendly Format    Send to a Friend  Send to a Friend    RSS Feed  RSS Feed
© 1999-2023 The Police News. All rights reserved.