The Fired Google Engineer Has Hired A G.O.P. Lawyer

Google found itself at the epicenter of controversy this month after a 10-page anti-diversity manifesto written by one of its employees, which had circulated internally at the company, went viral. James Damore, the employee who wrote the memo—which argued that women are less biologically inclined to pursue careers in tech-related fields, and that Google is intolerant of employees with conservative viewpoints—was fired for violating the company’s employee code of conduct. Now, Damore has hired Harmeet Dhillon, a California representative for the Republican National Convention and a civil-rights attorney, to represent him. Dhillon will represent Damore in a complaint he filed against Google with the National Labor Relations Board.

Click here to read the full article.