Apple will No more bar employees Speak out about Harassment at work and discrimination issues, as first reported by the Financial Times. The company shared the news Following a review of Apple’s non-disclosure agreements (NDAs), which previously excluded language surrounding the discussion of working conditions.

A note entitled “Our Commitment to an Open and Collaborative Workplace,” Apple ” “employees have the right to speak freely about their workplace conditions, including harassment and discrimination.” It also mentions that an independent reviewer has only identified provisions that could be considered as possible. “be interpreted as restricting a person’s ability to speak about such conduct” In “limited instances,” and That Apple Has “committed to not enforce those restrictions and to make improvements and clarifications going forward.” The company already includes language from California’s Silenced No More Act in separation agreements for employees All across the US

Apple’s use of concealment clauses drew scrutiny after Cher Scarlett, an #AppleToo organizer and Former Apple Engineer who left the company and It was accused of engaging “in coercive and suppressive activity that has enabled abuse and harassment of organizers of protected concerted activity.” As noted by a report from InsiderScarlett said that Apple This prevented her speaking in detail about Her departure was part of a separation deal. Months later, a group of treasurers called on The Securities and Exchange Commission investigates whether Apple Uses its NDAs are used to silence workers

“We are thrilled to share that Apple has released their report & is ending use of concealment clauses in employee contracts, both domestically & for international workers,” Nia Impact Capital writes on TwitterNoting the contract employees They are also included. “This is ground breaking shift for the tech industry.”