The Financial Times reported that 15 female Apple employees said they were treated coldly by human resources when they complained about inappropriate behavior, with many claiming retaliation. Even when the women had evidence, the human resources department said there was nothing they could do.
According to the report, the Financial Times interviewed a woman named Megan & Middot; The former Apple employee, Megan Mohr, said she had been drinking with a male colleague, was sent home, stripped and photographed while she was asleep.
But when she complained to human resources, she was told: Unfortunately, this is not part of Apple's work, so Apple's investigation is likely to continue. Nothing was found. And will not issue any discipline. ” “ Even if the perp admits to taking the photos. ”
The 15 women interviewed by the Financial Times included both former and current employees. Similar cases have occurred in at least seven Apple divisions in six states. Several female employees have accused Apple of indifference in the face of allegations of misconduct, with eight saying they were retaliated against and seven saying HR's performance was disappointing.
Even though female employees had solid evidence, human resources departments said there was nothing they could do, the report said. The company's behavior is embarrassing for Cook, who has previously talked about the company's commitment. To help more women take leadership roles in tech and beyond. And launched a program to train and mentor female entrepreneurs to build apps, claiming to be more female-friendly.
In a statement, Apple said it would work to thoroughly investigate all allegations of misconduct and work to create a An environment where employees feel comfortable reporting any problems. . Apple said some claims were not in line with the company's intentions and policies and should have been handled differently, and that changes to training and processes would be made。