Sadiq Khan asks TfL to meet Uber after CEO's apology
Sep 27, 2017, 00:32
Uber's new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi acknowledged on Monday that the ride-hailing company has made mistakes, responding to London's decision to pull its operating license. TfL's licensing decision cites various criticisms, including Uber's approach to reporting criminal offences and how medical certificates and Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service ("EDBS") checks were obtained.
The Sun newspaper reported previous year that 32 sexual assault claims were made against Uber drivers in 2015/16, more than a fifth of all claims against taxi drivers filed to British police forces.
TfL stunned the powerful USA start-up Friday when it deemed Uber unfit to run a taxi service for safety reasons and stripped it of its license from September 30, although the company can continue to operate while it appeals.
"On behalf of everyone at Uber globally", he wrote, "I apologize for the mistakes we've made".
An Uber spokesperson told the Welwyn Hatfield Times: "The recent decision taken by Transport for London only applies to Uber in the capital and does not impact Uber's licence in any other city".
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The current license expires on 30th September, and this has resulted to 680,000 petitions for Londoners wishing for the company to continue its operations in the city. These drivers are even more anxious that many of them are in debt by buying a new vehicle to drive for Uber. Earlier this year, Transport for London renewed its license on a limited basis, giving it six months to address concerns. The transport body also queried Uber's use of Greyball software, which could be used to block regulators' access to the app.
The trade union of employees, GMB has, however, hoped to reverse that other cities will follow London in banning Uber, accused of "social dumping".
"This was one of the unusual things around the TfL notice yesterday is they are the ones who do all of the checks and license the drivers".
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In Denmark, Uber had talked about guaranteed benefits like paid sick time - it may promise better conditions for drivers. Uber may have lost its London taxi license with no small amount of drama, but it's already willing to make concessions.
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