June 28, 2017

Uber Prepares Itself for Results of Three-Month-Long Internal Investigation

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Uber’s board is set to get its first look on Wednesday at a long-awaited report conducted by former attorney general Eric Holder, investigating an alleged culture of sexual harassment at the company.

The comprehensive report was commissioned in February after Susan Fowler , a former Uber engineer, published a blog post titled, “Reflecting On One Very, Very Strange Year At Uber.”

In her post, Fowler alleged that she was propositioned for sex on her first day on the job, was repeatedly blocked from advancement, and found Uber’s human resources department unwilling to take action on sexual harassment claims she and other female employees filed. The logo of the ride sharing service Uber is seen in front of its headquarters on Aug. 26, 2016 in San Francisco. Related: Uber’s Handling of Susan Fowler Scandal Will Determine Its Fate

The blog post, which came on February 19, quickly ignited a firestorm, prompting  […]

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