Google has been accused of discriminating against conservative white men in a class action lawsuit filed by two former engineers.
The duo say they want to represent all staff discriminated against due to their “perceived conservative political views, male gender and Caucasian race”.
James Damore, fired last year over a controversial memo, is behind the suit.
His memo argued there were few women in top jobs at the firm due to biological differences between men and women.
Mr Damore and David Gudeman, another former engineer at the firm, filed the suit at Santa Clara Superior Court in California.
A spokesperson for Google said they “look forward to defending against Mr Damore’s lawsuit in court.”
A separate case filed by three women who used to work at Google, alleging it pays women less than men for comparable work, was dismissed last month, but has been refiled in an amended form.
Mr Damore and Mr Gudeman claim in …