Uber's board votes unanimously to adopt all recommendations of Holder report
Jun 21, 2017, 06:32
"Already under fire for the way it handled a taxi strike in NY linked to the Trump administration's travel ban, Uber began seeing more of its users jump to rival platforms as a rising call to "#deleteUber" circulated on social media.
After a Sunday meeting that lasted more than six hours, a representative for Uber Technologies Inc.'s board said directors approved several changes, without providing clarity on the fates of Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick or his confidant and head of business, Emil Michael. And it is for certain that any reduction of his involvement in Uber would be significant, given that he molded the ride-hailing service in his own brash image.
The company's board is being briefed Sunday about an investigation into sexual harassment and workplace culture at Uber, a source told CNNTech. Michael's departure was reportedly one of the recommendations made in that probe.
On June 11, Uber's board chose to accept all recommendations made in the final report that would be released on June 13 along with with a reform plan.
Uber's board of directors met yesterday to hear general allegations about the corporate culture. It comes shortly after another law firm, Perkins Coie, submitted a separate report on sexual harassment and other employee concerns at the company.
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However, the chief executive has acknowledged that his management style requires improvement - with the 40-year-old recently admitting he needed to "fundamentally change and grow up". The most recent scandal came last week, with the revelation that a former senior executive kept and showed the medical records of an Uber passenger raped by her driver in India three years ago. His recommendations also included the removal of Senior Vice President Emil Michael.
Holder's report is based in part on those 215 claims, which largely focused on discrimination and sexual harassment at the company.
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They said that Kalanick and his lieutenants had favorites who played by different rules than other employees, and that even those favorites were nervous that they could fall from grace, which they sometimes did.
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