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Uber fires 20 employees after harassment probe

June 7, 2017 By Joseph Menn and Heather Somerville SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] said on Tuesday it fired 20 employees and was improving management training following an investigation by a law firm into sexual harassment allegations and other claims at the ride-hailing company. Uber fired the staff following a report by law firm Perkins Coie, which Uber hired to look into claims of harassment, discrimination, bullying and other employee concerns. The law firm has been working in parallel with a broader investigation by former U.S. Attorney…

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Uber fires 20 employees after harassment probe: source

June 6, 2017 By Joseph Menn SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] told staff on Tuesday that it had fired 20 employees following an internal investigation into harassment and related claims by law firm Perkins Coie, a person familiar with the matter said. The law firm, which is investigating in parallel with a broader probe by former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, investigated 215 harassment complaints going back as far as 2012, employees were told. Uber told staff it had taken remedial action in 58 cases and decided…

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