(updated) Uber is in the news again today. After a CNN investigation, Uber has decided to stop forcing passengers who are victims of sexual assault by Uber drivers into mandatory forced binding arbitration. This means the victims claims can now be heard in a real courtroom, as opposed to a Soviet Union style kangaroo court […]
Ridesharing services don’t seem like they should suffer unduly from rampant sexism, and yet when you look into it, it’s actually easy to find a startling amount of misogyny permeating Uber and, to a lesser extent, Lyft. Ridesharing apps have been an amazing invention, and there are many drivers and riders who rely very heavily […]
Two things happened in the past week that convinced me that Travis Kalanick cannot, or will not, solve Uber’s diversity and misogyny problems, and should step aside as CEO. First, Uber released its diversity report. It shows an incredibly homogenized company that is likely an unfriendly environment if you are not white and male. Uber released […]
I’ll be posting more on Uber’s diversity report tomorrow. For now, I’ll just say that if your company is under fire for being possibly racist and misogynistic, don’t be cute with the headings in your diversity report. UberHue and Los Ubers?! Really guys? Also, this one. As a jew, if I want to refer to myself […]
Uber’s diversity report opens with the 8 non-white males who work at Uber. Just kidding, but the report is terrible. Uber’s Diversity Report
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