Even with Google’s current dispute with the U.S. Department of Labor, about which an agency official testified/described as “systemic compensation disparities against women pretty much across the entire workforce; and another DOL official told The Guardian that “compelling evidence of very significant discrimination against women in the most common positions at Google headquarters” had been discovered; apparently some men at Google feel like they are the ones being discriminated against.
As per Louise Matsakis via Motherboard writes, “The document said that improving racial and gender diversity is less important than making sure conservatives feel comfortable expressing themselves at work.”
Seriously??!! So consideration for ‘conservatives’ is more important that consideration for other races and genders. O_O
So even though the writer of this piece was not initially revealed, it’s obvious from the start that he is a Caucasian man. And he’s been feeling slighted. Welcome to our world.
Some internal Google employee reactions to the internal memo, “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber: How bias clouds our thinking about diversity and inclusion“:
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I object to the assumption/implication/inference in this article that millennials’ parents are baby boomers.
I’m the parent of a “millennial” and my generation did not cause this economic situation and are also victims of those who ‘came before’.