Phil Gold, who worked for the company for 15 years in mainly IT roles, was one of hundreds of technology workers laid off in June. He revealed that veteran employees who received higher salaries were amongst the first to be let go. “They definitely targeted tenured, experienced employees as a money-saving thing with very little regard for how the work is going to get done,” Gold reveals. “It wasn’t about performance.”
Learn more about Nike’s layoff situation via the Oregonian.