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Google (James Damore) Discrimination Lawsuit

On January 8, 2018, Dhillon Law Group filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of James Damore and others similarly situated against Google for its discriminatory employment practices.
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Dhillon Law Group Press Conference on Google Lawsuit

Google Discrimination Lawsuit

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According to James Damore:

We are the men and women plaintiffs (named and anonymous) in the Google lawsuit alleging workplace bias against women and men with views perceived as conservative; men; and Caucasian/Asian people who work at Google, worked at Google, or applied to work at Google but were not hired because of Google’s unlawful employment practices. Some of us were fired for our views or other protected characteristics. Some of us have been bullied, silenced, shamed, humiliated, and retaliated against for raising issues about Google’s quotas, blacklists, and discrimination against those who challenge its workplace practices. Google is the most powerful corporation in the world, worth over $700 billion and with an ability to affect every aspect of our lives. To fight against Google’s misconduct, and to protect the rights of all Google employees/applicants, we need the support of people like you at any dollar level to make sure that we get our day in court, and have the resources we need to win this fight. These funds are not for the plaintiffs’ personal expenses or use but for the legal case only. Please help — and share!



Read James Damore’s Full Google Memo

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Similar Claims and Complaints Filed Against Google

Ars TechnicaEx-Google engineer: “I was fired for being too liberal”

The VergeFormer Google employee files lawsuit alleging the company fired him over pro-diversity posts

WIREDEx-Google Employee Claims Wrongful Firing For Criticizing James Damore’s Memo

Vanity FairGoogle Has Become Ground Zero For The Culture Wars

Source: Google Secretly Lobbied NLRB Over James Damore

Damore’s attorney in the lawsuit, Harmeet Dhillon commented, “the NLRB normally is supposed to handle a firing case quickly, within weeks, not months, because the NLRB’s mandate is to get redress for the employee quickly if possible, including rehiring and back pay.”

Read the full article on Breitbart.

Google and NLRB Relationship

According to Dhillon:
James filed a case with the NLRB the day he was fired from Google. It happened before he got counsel. The National Labor Act, which is implemented by the Board, protects workers’ rights under unacceptable working conditions — the memo that James wrote falls under that protected category.

So,we got geared up for a lawsuit. The National Labor Relations Board has a number of regional offices and they decided that James had a case. Now, when somebody’s fired, they’re supposed to act quickly within weeks to have a hearing and get them returned to their job. While we were waiting, we realized something’s wrong. It turns out Google lobbied the Washington office of the NLRB.

President Trump appointed the Deputy General Counsel. Obama holdovers at the NLRB decided to overrule.

We withdrew the NLRB charge when we realized they’re going to sit on it and not take it seriously. We filed a lawsuit in state court. We’re waiting for our first day in court, which will be in May.

Google is big, but you still have to follow the law.


Damore on Silicon Valley Groupthink

According to Damore:

Silicon Valley started as sort of libertarian, open to many ideas. Now, there is a group think. We see many people leaving Silicon Valley because of this. I’ve talked to a few [Google employees and] it seems like it’s gotten even worse – they have doubled down on some of this diversity rhetoric and people are even more afraid now to speak up. Surveys show that about 80% of conservatives now don’t want to talk about anything at work. People are definitely afraid of Google. It’s the most powerful company in the world. But, I think that they are really seeing the push back from conservatives and free thinkers alike.


Dhillon, Damore on NLRB’s Ruling on Google

According to Dhillon:

The National Labor Relations Act has a limited scope. What is covered there was a concept called Protected Concerted Activity. In our lawsuit we talk about equal employment norms not covered by the National Labor Relations Act. Longstanding precedent in the National Labor Relations Act is that conduct like James’ was protected. At a regional level in San Francisco area, the National Labor Relations Board decided to who have forward with James’s case. We had one lawyer in the National Labor Relations Board who wrote this memo, it is an advice memo, not a ruling, there was no evidence taken, there was in hearing, nobody was sworn. It’s interesting they released the thing month after they wrote it. It was odd and gratuitous for them to do that. James doesn’t have a case in front of the National Labor Relations Board anymore. We withdrew that charge and focused on the class action lawsuit.  Google didn’t lobby them to restrict worker rights.


Damore Discusses Lawsuit, Comments from Google

Damore on Google Lawsuit from Harmeet Dhillon on Vimeo.

According to Damore: You can’t really trust the company’s public response especially when they’re being sued. Do I think they regret firing me? Of course. Most Google employees and Americans, when they were polled, disagreed with the firing and it really exposed the internal toxic political culture at Google.

#JoinJames #JoinUs In The Fight For Equality

#JoinJames #JoinUs In The Fight For Workplace Equality from Harmeet Dhillon on Vimeo.


Harmeet Dhillon’s Deep History Defending Conservative Views

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To understand lawyer Harmeet Dhillon’s passion for the controversial case of James Damore, who is suing Google for allegedly discriminating against him as a conservative white man, it’s helpful to look back — way back.

“What I learned from [working as editor in chief of the Dartmouth Review at Dartmouth College] is that lawyers can play a very important role in safeguarding our civil rights in our country,” said Dhillon. “That really left an impression on me.”

“Journalists didn’t take sides, and I wanted to take a side,” Dhillon said. “I felt like I could accomplish more in terms of an impact on people around me, on things that I cared about, as a lawyer.”


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Google Lawsuit Discussion by Steve Hilton on Fox News (1/15/2017)

Google Discrimination Lawsuit

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#JoinJames In The Fight For Equality

#JoinJames In The Fight For Workplace Equality from Harmeet Dhillon on Vimeo.


Dhillon, Damore Interview on Fox America’s Newsroom (1/12/2017)

Dhillon Damore Interview Fox America

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Dhillon, Damore Interview with S.E. Cupp on “Unfiltered” (1/10/2017)

Dhillon Damore SE CUPP Interview CNN

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Harmeet Dhillon Interview with Tucker Carlson (1/9/2017)

Dhillon Damore Interview Tucker Carlson

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Harmeet Dhillon Interview with Charles Payne (1/9/2017)

Harmeet Dhillon James Damore Charles Payne

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Harmeet Dhillon Interview with Stuart Varney on Fox News (1/9/2017)

Dhillon Damore Interview Stuart Varney

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Google Lawsuit Interview with Charles Payne (1/8/2017)

Charles Payne Fox News

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 Read more about Google, Damore, and our lawsuit below:


CNN: Engineers sue Google for allegedly discriminating against white men and conservatives

Wall Street Journal: Two Suits Catch Google in Middle of Gender Debate

New York Times: Google Memo Author Sues, Claiming Bias Against White Conservative Men

BBC: Google sued over ‘male discrimination’

Bloomberg: Google Engineer Sues Over Firing for Memo on Gender Differences

Forbes: James Damore Is Suing Google Over Its Treatment Of Conservative White Men

LA Times: James Damore sues Google, alleging discrimination against whites and men

Washington Post: Google, Twitter face new lawsuits alleging discrimination against conservative voices

Fox News: James Damore sues Google, claims tech giant discriminates against white conservative men

Yahoo Finance: Ex-Google engineer fired over gender memo sues for discrimination

Fortune Magazine: James Damore Sues Google for Discrimination Against White Men

CBS SF Bay Area: Google Engineer Fired Over Memo Slamming Diversity Sues For Reverse Discrimination

CNBC: The Google engineer fired over his controversial ‘diversity memo’ is suing the company, alleging discrimination

Financial Times: Google accused of discriminating against white male conservatives

KPCC: Lawsuit alleges Google discriminates against conservative white men

The Australian: Diversity rebel James Damore sues Google

AOL: The engineer fired for his memo about women in tech is suing Google for discrimination

Gizmodo: Anti-Diversity Memo Author Sues Google for Alleged Discrimination Against White Conservative Men

International Business Times: Who Is James Damore? Fired Google Engineer Sues For Discrimination Against Conservative White Men

Business Insider: Google managers kept blacklists of conservative employees — and one manager even considered holding ‘trials’, alleges a new lawsuit


Time Magazine: Fired Programmer James Damore Sues Google for Discrimination — Against White Men

Huffington Post: Former Google Engineer Suing Company Over Perceived Discrimination Against White Men

Buzzfeed News: Google Memo Author James Damore Sues Company For Discrimination Against White Males

RT: Ex-Google engineer fired for ‘diversity memo’ sues over anti-white male discrimination

Jezebel: Anti-Diversity Memo Writer Sues Google for Discriminating Against Conservative White Men

Breitbart: Google Engineer to James Damore: ‘I Will Hound You Until One of Us Is Fired’

Salon: Google — which is 61% white, 70% male — sued by ex-employee for discriminating against white males

Fox News Nation: Fired Employee’s Lawsuit Exposes Google’s Culture of Ignorant Intolerance

SF Weekly: James Damore Sues Google on Behalf of White Men

Silicon Valley Business Journals: Fired Google engineer James Damore sues company, alleging harassment and retaliation

Independent UK: James Damore: Ex-Google employee sues company for discriminating against ‘white, conservative men’

Metro UK: Google criticised for talk by worker ‘who sexually identifies as an ornate building’


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