Google Ordered to Turn Over Documents in Activists Case (1)

Nov. 30, 2021, 10:07 PM

Google improperly sought to withhold internal documents from a National Labor Relations Board trial over complaints that the company fired workers for their unionization efforts and activism, according to a judge reviewing the material.

NLRB Administrative Law Judge Paul Bogas, who was named as a Special Master to review the documents, ruled that only nine of 80 documents he looked at as of Nov. 26 were properly characterized as privileged, Laurie Burgess, a lawyer for the fired workers, said in a statement Tuesday.

That “makes it ‘impossible to believe that [Google’s] counsel’ had conducted a ‘good faith examination’ of ...

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