Some Oracle employees protest Larry Ellison’s politics

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Wednesday's fundraiser that Oracle Chairman Larry Ellison hosted for President Trump has upset some employees.

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Workers at Oracle offices around the world, left their desks in protest, according to Bloomberg.

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About 300 workers took part in a protest called No Ethics/No Work.

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The employees reportedly spent the rest of the day involved in volunteering and civic projects.

Ellison hosted the fundraiser for Trump this week at his ranch in Rancho Mirage, California.

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Employees were concerned that the event harmed the company's image and violated the company's diversity, inclusion and ethics policies.

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A petition was started with more than 8,000 signatures that wanted Oracle and Ellison to give money to humanitarian causes.

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