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February 21, 2017 12:32 AM Former US law chief leads Uber probe

On Monday Uber boss Travis Kalanick sent an email to his employees with more information about the probe - and further plans the company has to address the issue. “It’s been a tough 24 hours,” he began, adding that he company was “hurting”. The investigation will be lead by former US attorney general Eric Holder, who served under President Obama between 11

February 21, 2017 12:20 AM Facing sexism charges, Uber says Eric Holder will investigate

The company is also planning to release detailed diversity data Uber Technologies scrambled on Monday to counter the sexism charges raised by a former employee, and said it would appoint former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to the panel that would investigate allegations by the engineer that the company mishandled her complaint of sexual harassment 2

February 21, 2017 12:20 AM Uber CEO reveals details on sexual harassment investigation

Uber is working on a diversity report in the wake of an ex-engineer's sexual harassment claims. The decision was most likely made in response to part of Susan Fowler's (that's the name of the former engineer) post that talked about the service's gender balance issues. She said "out of over 150 engineers in the [site reliability engineer] teams, only 3 percent 2

February 21, 2017 12:20 AM Uber Investigating Sexual Harassment Claims by Ex-Employee

The chief executive of Uber on Sunday opened an internal investigation into claims of sexual harassment made by a former engineer at the company. The engineer, Susan Fowler, said that she was sexually harassed by her direct supervisor during her time at Uber and that after she reported those claims to the human resources department, they were ignored 3

February 20, 2017 10:47 PM Uber to investigate sexual harassment claim by engineer Susan Fowler Rigetti Add to ..

Uber’s chief executive ordered an investigation Monday into a sexual-harassment claim made by a female engineer who said her prospects at the company evaporated after she complained about advances from her boss. In a blog post about her year at Uber, Susan Fowler Rigetti said the company’s human resources department ignored her complaints because her boss was a high performer 7

February 20, 2017 7:40 PM Uber's latest controversy could ding brand

SAN FRANCISCO — Uber's latest conflagration may be bad optics, but it remains to be seen if it will damage the ride-hailing company's business and market value. Company CEO Travis Kalanick's call on Sunday for an internal investigation into a sexual harassment claim by a female engineer is the latest in a litany of controversies that have dogged the largest 27

February 20, 2017 7:38 PM Does Silicon Valley have a sexism problem?

Taxi-hailing app Uber has promised an "urgent investigation" into claims of workplace sexual harassment, after a female engineer said misogyny was rife at the firm and women were quitting in droves. Susan Fowler, a software engineer, wrote a blog post about a "very, very strange year at Uber". In it, she says her manager tried to have sex with her on her first 31

February 20, 2017 1:11 PM ‘Handling of sexual harrassment allegations at Uber show we’ve a long way to go’

The account of a former Uber engineer who says she was propositioned by her manager highlight problems in male-dominated tech industry To anyone who has worked – or still works – in the tech industry, the news that sexism is still a problem is not exactly a revelation. Even still, the account from a former Uber engineer of how the company had dealt with allegations 7

February 20, 2017 6:05 AM Employee alleges sexual harassment at Uber, CEO says probe needed

The chief executive of Uber Technologies has ordered an "urgent investigation" into claims of sexual harassment at the ride-hailing service company made by a former employee. Susan Fowler, an engineer who left Uber in December, wrote in a blog post that she was subjected to sexual advances through a 'string of messages' over the company's chat software 2

February 13, 2017 12:59 PM 15 Giftable Cream-Filled Chocolates and Truffles For Your Sweetie

Whether you love Valentine’s Day or avoid festivities, one thing we all can agree on is that the best part is all the chocolate. Chocolate is almost universally loved by all. It actually is known to increase levels of serotonin in our brains as well as stimulate the release of dopamine, both of which are responsible for good feelings. No wonder we give chocolate 18