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Fired Engineer Says Google Discriminated Based on His 'Male Gender,' 'Caucasian Race'

Fired Engineer Says Google Discriminated Based on His 'Male Gender,' 'Caucasian Race'

Damore - along with former software engineer David Gudeman, who is a co-plaintiff - allege that the tech firm discriminates against conservatives, white people, and men. Women at Google, Uber, Twitter Inc. and Microsoft Corp. are seeking class-action status in lawsuits accusing those companies of favoring men for promotions in engineering roles.

Damore was sacked from Google, and while many people cheered this move, some conservative onlookers claimed the engineer actually had a legal case against the tech giant.

On Monday, James Damore, the Google employee who was sacked for a memo in which he suggested that women were not biologically capable of working in the tech industry, filed suit against Google for discriminating against politically conservative white men.

James Damore was fired from his engineering job at Google previous year after he wrote a memo that criticized the company's diversity efforts and argued that the low number of women in engineering positions was a result of biological differences. Damore, who also filed a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board, appeared to embrace his rising political visibility, posing in a t-shirt with the word "Goolag" written in a multi-colored style that mimicked Google's familiar logo. Unlike government employees, who have some free speech protections, private employees in the US have little legal recourse if companies choose to retaliate for things they say at work or at home. Google said he had perpetuated gender stereotypes and fired him in August.

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A Google spokesman did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Google has denied Damore's allegation that its hiring practices are illegal. Damore also suggested that Google pushes a leftist agenda and silences conservative voices.

"We are unequivocal in our belief that diversity and inclusion are critical to our success as a company", Brown said in the statement. The company is 69% male and 56% white, although Google does not report how many describe themselves as "conservative".

He claims he was "chastised for attempting to stand up for Caucasian males and his conservative views" by Google's HR department.

The company uses illegal hiring quotas to achieve a certain percentage of women and minority employees, and "Google's management goes to extreme - and illegal - lengths to encourage hiring managers to take protected categories such as race and/or gender into consideration as determinative hiring factors, to the detriment of Caucasian and male employees", the complaint stated.

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