Google responds to manifest against diversity of employee

Google responds to manifest against diversity of employee

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Google has a disapproving responded to a letter from a member of staff. The writer speaks out against the initiatives of Google for more diversity in the workplace.

A manifesto of an anonymous Google developer made the last days for the commotion to Google. In a ten-page letter, he calls the company less attention to diversity in the workplace have to spend.

The controversial letter was widely shared inside of Google and leaked Saturday via the Motherboard and Gizmodo from outside the company.

Google’s new vice president of Diversity, Integrity and Governance, Danielle Brown, on the manifest response. She writes in a letter to employees that diversity and integration are a fundamental part of Google’s values and culture’.


The developer claims that there are less women in the tech industry works, because they are psychologically and biologically different than men. The writer says that women tend to focus more on feelings and aesthetics, than on ideas. Also, they would, according to him, less feeling for leadership.

In the letter, argues the developer for ‘ideological diversity’. According to him, are correct Google employees with conservative ideas by the company for discrimination. The developer claims that few people in this topic have dared to appoint, for fear of being fired.

‘Women are underpaid

Techgigant Google came earlier this year in the news, after the company by the U.s. department of Labor was charged to the onderbetalen of female employees.

Google denied that accusation, but did not want salary information to hand, because that is too much money and time. In July, a judge that Google information about salaries from 2014 you need to hand in for the research.

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