The ads appear to be related to the saga of James Damore, the Google engineer who was sacked earlier this week after writing a 3,000-word essay criticizing Google's diversity policies in which he suggested that biological differences in women could make them less suited to work at Google. It began last weekend after engineer James Damore circulated a memo that claimed biological gender differences helped explain why women are underrepresented at the company. The attorney went on and publicly stated that he interviewed over half of the women who are being affected by Google's wage disparities and said that their allegations will be recognized in court.
Other ads are criticizing Google CEO Sundar Pichai, who fired Damore in a company email made available to the public. The document slammed Google's "politically correct monoculture" and advanced gender stereotypes about women in the workplace.
Can we talk about the story of whether Google, a company entrusted with everyone else's personal secrets, should let its own employees' confidential data be thrown open to the scrutiny of a vengeful world in the course of trying to show that its workplace is not rife with discrimination? Google's chief of diversity, Danielle Brown, has less than 2,000 followers. Volunteers are planning a march on the company offices in nine cities on August 19, according to the March on Google website.
Google tried to stop things from getting even more complicated and the CEO fired Damore due to violations in Google's Code of Conduct.
"If Google continues to ignore the very real issues raised by its diversity policies and corporate culture, it will be walking blind into the future-unable to meet the needs of its remarkable employees and sure to disappoint its billions of users", Damore wrote. "Looking at who works for Google, it all makes sense now..." the caption read. Screenshots of the questions with names attached had been leaked, although none with names had been published as of late Thursday, a Google spokeswoman said.
Damore has emerged as a hero of conservative media.
Google's CEO Sundar Pichai speaks on stage during a conference tagged'Google for Nigeria in Lagos
Damore's Twitter account has nearly 60,000 followers despite starting days ago.
The US National Labor Relations Act guarantees workers, whether they are in a union or not, the right to engage in "concerted activities" for their "mutual aid or protection".
One San Francisco lawyer, James Finberg, says his office has been contacted by about 70 female employees at Google in just the past few weeks with complaints about pay inequality, promotions and job assignments.
The town hall was meant to hear out employee grievances over a flare-up that has consumed Google for much of the week.
A Google spokesperson declined to comment on the pending class-action.
"We are going to raise awareness about Google's one-sided bias and campaign against dissenting opinions and voices", activist and protest march organizer Jack Posobiec, a self-identified member of the "new right" that seeks to distance itself from the white-power politics of the alt-right, told this news organization via Twitter.
Britain's Boris Johnson says N. Korea must fix crisis it started
She added: "I think escalating the rhetoric is the wrong answer". "We can not play fast and loose with nuclear weapons and nuclear threats".