June 28, 2017

Uber shakeup: Here’s everything that leaked about Eric Holder’s investigation this weekend



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Uber ‘s board met for hours on Sunday to discuss and make a decision about the results of Eric Holder’s investigation into the company’s culture, according to the New York Times . Here’s what we know so far:

• The report recommends axing Emil Michaels , Uber SVP and crony to CEO Travis Kalanick. But the board hasn’t made a final decision on whether to fire him. Michaels has been involved in the mishandling of an Indian woman’s medical records, was present at an outing to a South Korean escort bar with employees, and also once threatened to hire a team to dig up negative information on a journalist who had written unfavorable stories about Uber.

• Kalanick has suggested he take leave of absence to recover from a tragic event that took his mother’s life. The board is allowing Kalanick to make this decision on his own.

• A board representative told Recode that i t will accept all the recommendations put forth in Holder’s report .

The report follows a series of departures , including Eric Alexander , who obtained the medical records of an Indian woman who was raped by an Uber driver . As Uber attempts to clean up […]

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