Google's fired anti-diversity engineer loses dismissal case

Google's fired anti-diversity engineer loses dismissal case

The Google engineer who was fired for his inflammatory anti-diversity memo has failed his labour law challenge against his former employer.

James Damore was sacked in August 2017 after distributing an internal memo which stated that women have a harder time leading than men and are “directed towards feelings and aesthetics rather than ideas.” Design and tech website Gizmodo published the note, resulting in public criticism and a social media backlash against Damore.

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