The way Google staff encourages secrets to keep would be in violation of the California labour code, the prosecutor’s office according to The Information. The Google employee wants to remain anonymous.
So would Google, among others, an internal spy handling staff to keep an eye on, so as to ensure that no information may leak out.
The company prohibits according to the indictment staff to you in writing to share with you about illegal activity within the company, because such messages when, for example watchdogs.
Google employees are also not permitted to publish books about “someone who works at a techbedrijf in Silicon Valley”, unless Google permission.
“Googles motto is ‘don’t be evil’. The illegal secrecy clause of the company fails to make use of this motto to maintain,” said the anonymous accuser.
A former employee of Google company Nest served earlier this year a similar complaint with the U.s. National Labor Relations Board.