- Taxi service Uber has fired twenty employees at her offices after complaints about sexual harassment. Another seven employees have received a final warning and 31 employees have to follow a special course, the company confirms Tuesday after reports in US media.
Uber investigated sexual harassment and discrimination after former employee Susan Fowler told a blog how she had suffered from sexual harassment within the company from her first day.
215 complaints were investigated, in 47 cases, sexual harassment was involved in 54 cases of discrimination. Furthermore, the researchers examined 45 complaints about unprofessional behavior and 33 reports of bullying. In 57 cases, research has not yet been completed.
In February, driver Amit Singhal of Uber Technologies left at the company after revealing that his previous employer Google was investigating him because of sexual harassment.