Facebook gives employees the thumbs up to protest Trump on International Workers’ Day

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JoAnne Bellamy supporting immigrants during a rally in Washington Square Park.
JoAnne Bellamy supporting immigrants during a rally in Washington Square Park.

International Workers’ Day is right around the corner and this year Facebook is giving its employees full permission to protest President Trump.

According to Bloomberg, the company announced via an internal forum on April 14 that employees would be free to take time off to participate in the many protests challenging Trump’s immigration policies being held on May 1.

“At Facebook, we’re committed to fostering an inclusive workplace where employees feel comfortable expressing their opinions and speaking up,” a Facebook spokesperson told Mashable. “We support our people in recognizing International Workers’ Day and other efforts to raise awareness for safe and equitable employment conditions.”

The policy reportedly applies regardless of whether or not…

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