A Google walkout organizer just quit, saying she was branded with a “scarlet letter”

A Google walkout organizer just quit, saying she was branded with a “scarlet letter”

Claire Stapleton’s disillusionment with Google captures America’s disillusionment with Silicon Valley. An employee who helped organize the worldwide Google walkout last year says she’s quitting — because her managers have been punishing her for her activism. “I made the choice after the heads of my department branded me with a kind of scarlet letter that makes it difficult to do my job or find another one,” wrote Claire Stapleton in a note she shared with…

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Foreign tech workers are turning to Canada as US immigration becomes more difficult

Foreign tech workers are turning to Canada as US immigration becomes more difficult

The share of foreign interest in Canadian jobs grew more than 50 percent in the past four years, according to job site Indeed. The tech industry in the US is booming. Foreign interest in tech jobs is not. That’s because despite the country’s acute need for highly skilled tech workers, its immigration system has become increasingly unwelcoming. Since the beginning of 2018, the share of interest from abroad in US tech jobs has remained about…

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