Ex-Google engineer sues company after firing over stereotypes memo

Ex-Google engineer sues company after firing over stereotypes memo

The lawsuit, which was filed in the Santa Clara Superior Court on Monday, alleges that Google "discriminated against employees for their perceived conservative political views", as well as due to their "male gender", and "Caucasian race", and "systematically punished" them.

James Damore, the Google engineer who was sacked after his internal memo criticizing the company's diversity efforts went viral, has filed a proposed class action lawsuit against the company.

But the lawsuit is seeking class action status and wants to represent more than just this one class, Damore's lawyers, Harmeet Dhillon, a partner with the Dhillon Law Group in San Francisco told Business Insider.

So far, another Google engineer named David Gudeman who left in December, 2016, is also a plaintiff, reports Techcrunch.

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Damore was sacked days after his controversial memo was leaked, spurring a fierce debate across Silicon Valley and more widely on whether or not Google's response to fire Damore was right course of action. "As someone who is generally on the "correct" side of this liberal echo chamber, it hasn't affected me much, but I think the vehemence of the reaction to his document proves this point right".

Damore posted a 10-page memo that sparked uproar on an internal company discussion board in August.

A Google spokesperson did not respond to a request for comment.

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