Former Google engineer Tim Chevalier filed a lawsuit against the tech. company Wednesday for wrongful termination, retaliation and discrimination (among other complaints).
A queer, disabled transgender, Chevalier alleges Google not only failed to protect against certain employees (e.g., minorities and females) but even suppressed their objections.
“Throughout his life, Chevalier has engaged in political activism, advocating for civil rights for transgender people, women, disabled people and racial and sexual minorities,” the lawsuit’s introduction shows. “When he became a Googler, he continued to engage in political activism, by participating in protests, signing petitions, and engaging in political discourse with his coworkers.”
Eventually, however, Chevalier noticed Google’s workplace structure wasn’t conducive to minorities — even discriminatory. Chevalier mainly blames the internal social-networking platforms employees use to discuss happenings in the company, their jobs and hobbies.
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