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Over 1,000 Alleged Oracle Employees Have Signed a Petition Demanding Founder Larry Ellison Cancel a Trump Fundraiser

Posted On: Feb 15, 2020   |   Posted By: Time

Oracle founder and CTO Larry Ellison ‘s decision to throw a fundraiser for President Donald Trump has apparently angered some of his employees. So much so that they have allegedly set up a Change.org petition demanding he cancel the Feb. 19 event and have asked other Oracle employees to sign.
The petition , first reported by Vox, launched on Friday and so far has over 1,000 signatures from alleged employees. (The computer technology company employs around 136,000 people worldwide).
It asks company leadership to “up against Ellison's damaging association with the Trump campaign” and says his support of Trump “does not affirm Oracle's core values of diversity, inclusiveness and ethical business conduct.”
“As Oracle employees, we must hold our leaders accountable for upholding their ethical responsibilities,” the petition, which anyone can sign, continues. “Ellison's financial support of Donald Trump endangers the well-being of women, immigrants, communities of color, the environment, LGBTQ and trans...

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