June 25, 2017

Uber HR Chief Pretty Certain That Uber’s Misogyny Is Just Industry Standard Misogyny



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After roping Eric Holder into doing an “investigation” into allegations of toxic misogyny inside his corporate culture and rousing Arianna Huffington to be the face of a normal lady who loves Uber, Travis Kalanick has been on a hamfisted media tour tripling down on the terrible idea of trying convince people that Uber is nice.

But now we have a fun new twist, it’s not Travis saying something dumb on the record to a reporter, it’s one of his executives. And not just any executive!

After nearly five months of digging into Uber’s internal culture, its new chief human resources officer says the ride-hailing company’s treatment of women — which gave it a public black eye after charges of persistent sexism and discrimination were detailed by a former employee — is no worse at Uber than at other companies. Oh, and there’s even a more fun twist… “

Wherever I have worked, I have seen things that are not great for women,” Liane Hornsey told USA TODAY as […]

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