Ex-Google Engineer Says Judge Forcing Uber To Fire Him

Law360, New York (May 19, 2017, 2:34 PM EDT) -- A federal judge is unlawfully forcing Uber to fire the former Google engineer at the center of a high-profile fight between the two companies over driverless car technology if he doesn’t waive his Fifth Amendment rights, the ex-employee said in a court filing Thursday.

Anthony Levandowski — a former “star engineer” at Google’s Waymo autonomous car unit who the tech giant claims took 14,000 secret documents to Uber — says an injunction order issued last week by U.S. District Judge William Alsup essentially demands that Uber...
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