A casual share of a Racist post can effect your performance review in your company

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Not realizing the gravity of what you share on the social media can cost you performance review in your company.Well, that is precisely what happened to an engineer in IT firm who shared a racist image on his wall.  received_10154134676988025A casual share of a Racist post created by a page called Chennai colors on his Facebook wall put him in the middle of a raging controversy. It all started when Supreme court ordered Karnataka to release water to TamilNadu  even during the drought situation in Karnataka .Pro Kannada activists had called for a bundh his post was a reply to a bundh .But the situation turned intense when GaneshVel’s Post was picked up and shared by a group named Samanya Kannadiga (Common Kannadiga), a pro kannada civil society organization . Several people started sending mails and even called up his office over the issue.received_10154134676463025
The issue had reached the company’s management who decided to issue him a notice, The Samanya Kannadiga group members were invited to visit the H uawei office. to have a discussion on the same

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During the discussion with the top management of huawei, Samanya Kannadiga team was impressed with the pro kannada activites carried out by the company. Following disaplinary action was taken on GaneshVel

  1. 3 week suspention
  2. 40% reduction in salary
  3. No hike for this years performance
  4. No promotion this year

“Samanya Kannadiga team is happy with the action taken by huawei, We appreciate the pro kannada work by company too. This type of company set the right example”

— Sandeep Parswanth , President Samanya Kannadiga

GaneshVel realized the goof-up and tendered a video apology to all kannadigas

One of the senior VP of Huawei said, “We as an organization completely respect all local community sentiments. The views or opinions expressed by Ganeshvel on social media is based on his independent capacity and we do not endorse or encourage this”