Uber weighs CEO’s leave, accepts Holder’s findings

In recent months, Uber has fired more than 20 employees for infractions including sexual harassment and discrimination 	photi: reuters

Latest News – Facing accusations that Uber executives turned a blind eye to sexual harassment and other corporate misbehaviour, the ride-hailing service’s board moved on Sunday to shake up the company’s leadership, ahead of the release this week of an investigation’s findings on its troubled culture.

Uber directors were weighing a three-month leave of absence for Travis Kalanick, the chief executive who built the start-up into a nearly $70 billion entity, according to three people with knowledge of the board’s agenda.

In addition, a representative for Uber’s board said the directors “unanimously voted” to adopt all of the recommendations made in a report by the former attorney general Eric H Holder Jr, who was retained to investigate the company’s culture. One of the recommendations included the departure of a top lieutenant to (Read More)

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