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Uber Fires 20 Employees After Sexual Harassment Claim Investigation

Uber’s San Francisco domicile progressing this year. The association dismissed 20 employees after an review of passionate nuisance and other complaints.

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Uber’s San Francisco domicile progressing this year. The association dismissed 20 employees after an review of passionate nuisance and other complaints.

Eric Risberg/AP

Ride-hailing organisation Uber has dismissed about 20 of a employees, including some comparison executives, after an review into some-more than 200 passionate nuisance and other workplace-misconduct claims.

The association is not commenting on a commentary of a news from Perkins Coie, that was hired after former Uber operative Susan Fowler final year purported that she was intimately harassed, and her complaints overlooked by a company’s tellurian resources department.

On Tuesday, a San Francisco association hold an all-hands assembly for a 12,000 employees, where it discussed those commentary and, according to a source informed with a meeting, 40 additional employees were reprimanded or referred to conversing and training. Uber set adult a hotline where employees and former employees could record complaints.

The commentary from a review will feed into a second, broader news from former Attorney General Eric Holder due out subsequent Tuesday, that will embody some-more minute recommendations for how Uber should residence and remediate a workplace culture.

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