Apple Employee Spouse Protests Long Work Hours

It wasnit much of a protest, but it did turn heads.

The San Jose Mercury News reports Monday a recent weekend impromptu protest by an unidentified Apple employeeis husband who demonstrated his furstration about the overtime hours he said his wife was required to work at Apple.

Michael Gough drove his car around the Apple main headquarteris parking lot in Cupertino, Calif. with a sign reading "KAPAO: Kids and Pets Against Overtime.i"

"I was driving around with two teenage boys and a dog,ii Mr. Gough told the Mercury News, "and we had a loudspeaker on the car and our basic message was, `We are kids and pets against overtime, and weire here to shout out a message of solidarity to all of you hardworking people at Apple Computer who are working long hours on the weekend during the holiday season.i"

Mr. Gough said as he drove through the parking area, a small crowd of Apple employeed could be seen clapping and cheering on his message.

Mr. Gough declined to name his wife. He said a security guard stopped his car.

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