Google Fires Employee Behind Anti-Diversity Memo


James Damore, a Harvard university graduate who had worked at Google for four years. Google has fired him caused at the center of the uproar in Silicon Valley; he authorized an internal memo for asserting there is biological cause behind gender inequality in the technical industry. He wrote a memo about gender on last week and he said initiatives to encourage female programmers were unfair. James Damore manifesto had accused the company of a left bias and a politically correct one way that maintains its hold by shaming shocked person into silence.

MemoGoogle has confirmed his dismissal in an email, saying that he had been fired for perpetuating gender stereotypes. And he said that he is currently exploring all possible legal remedies. The confusion moment at Google, is the latest in a long string of incidents concerning gender bias and diversity in the technical section and that before being he fired, he had submitted a charge to the US National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), and he blame Google upper management of trying to shame him into silence.

Google’s Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick lost his job in June over gender harassment, discrimination and an aggressive culture. Women are speaking up to say they’ve been sidelined in the male-dominated industry, especially in computer engineering roles. Google CEO Sundar Pichai sent a note to employees that said portions of the memo violate our Code of Conduct and cross the line by advancing harmful gender stereotypes in our workplace. But he didn’t say if the company was taking action against the employee. A Google representative, asked about the dismissal, referred to Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s memo. At the largest technical employees, including Google, have publicly committed to diversifying their workforces, although the percentage of women in engineering and management roles remains low at many companies.

It said that was a wrong way in jobs and pay for male and female computer experts was part to biological causes such as men’s higher drive for status and women being more affects more rather than any biases and called for an end to the company’s initiatives to promote minorities. Debate over the treatment of women in the male-dominated tech industry has raged for months.

Claims of persistent sexual harassment in the ranks of Uber Technologies Inc. and several venture capital firms have led to management shakeups. Google employees publicly criticized the memo but James Damore said he had received many private messages of support from staff who felt the same way and also He quickly received support in conservative media outlets. Now chief strategist to President Donald Trump, commentators overnight discussed whether to boycott Google and switch to services such as Microsoft Corp’s Bing. The controversy has comes at a sensitive time for Google, which is under investigation by the US government after accusations of gender pay inequality, and has been forced to hand over pay records. The US Department of Labor is investigating whether Google has unlawfully paid women less than men. The company has denied the charges. James Damore asserted in his 3,000-word document that circulated inside the company last week that the Google’s left bias has created a politically correct at one time, which prevented honest discussion of diversity. Google’s just-hired head of diversity, Danielle Brown, has said the company is “unequivocal in our belief that diversity and inclusion are critical to our success.”


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