Google fired engineer James Damore after he wrote a ten-page document about “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber.” Many people called for his head on a platter, and Google delivered. He was fired for perpetuating gender stereotypes and violating Google’s code of conduct. Fair enough. California is an at-will state, and if a company doesn’t want an employee to perpetuate any gender stereotypes, they are free to do so.
Except when they aren’t.
Employment attorney, Dan Eaton, a partner with the San Diego law firm of Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek, wrote an article for CNN before the firing which gave three reasons why Google shouldn’t fire, or possibly even discipline Damore (who was unidentified when Eaton wrote this.)
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