close and back to page

Uber CEO Resigns — But Remains on Board

Time will tell if Travis Kalanick's bad practices will linger as he maintains some power over the company.

REUTERS

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigned after mounting pressure from investors. But the company's controversial co-founder will remain on the board of directors.

Read More Show Less

Rape Victim Sues Uber, CEO and Top Execs

"Rape denial is just another form of the toxic gender discrimination that is endemic at Uber and ingrained in its culture," said a lawyer for Jane Doe.

Policemen escort driver Shiv Kumar Yadav (3rd R in black jacket) who is accused of a rape outside a court in New Delhi December 8, 2014. / REUTERS

A woman who was raped by an Uber driver is now suing the company and three of its top executives, including CEO Travis Kalanick (who is currently on a leave of absence), for mishandling her medical records.

Read More Show Less

Uber CEO Takes Leave of Absence, Board Member Out after Sexist Remark

Incidentally, reallocating Travis Kalanick's responsibilities was the first recommendation from a report by former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder.

REUTERS

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick announced Tuesday he will be taking a leave of absence for an undetermined length of time.

Read More Show Less

Uber CEO Gives Advice on Having Sex with Coworkers

Travis Kalanick wrote a memo to employees that included the "do's and don'ts" of having sex with colleagues at company gatherings.

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick / REUTERS

The sexist workplace culture at Uber Technologies Inc. starts from the top down, according to a recently leaked internal email.

Read More Show Less

Uber President Quits After Six Months

Company grapples with several sexual harassment/assault allegations, executive exits. Continues to refuse diversity data requests.

Jeff Jones / FACEBOOK

Uber President Jeff Jones is leaving the company after just six months in his position due to differences in "beliefs and approach to leadership." His departure comes at the same time the company is facing internal allegations of sexual assault.

Read More Show Less

Former Uber Engineer's Sexual Harassment Claims Highlight Tech Industry Diversity Dilemma

The company and CEO Travis Kalanick face controversy, again.

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick / REUTERS

Susan J. Fowler, a former Uber site reliability engineer, claims that her manager sexually harassed her when she worked at the company.

Read More Show Less

Jesse Jackson Tells Uber to Release Diversity Data, Invest in Oakland

Jackson's latest request comes at the same time Uber announces a former Hillary Clinton staffer, who is African American, will lead its diversity efforts.

REUTERS

In a letter to Uber's CEO Travis Kalanick, civil rights leader Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr., president and founder of The Rainbow PUSH Coalition, urged Uber to report its diversity data by February 15. Unlike many big-name tech companies, Uber has not released data on the racial and gender makeup of its workforce.

Read More Show Less
© Copyright 2018 — DiversityInc All Rights Reserved.