After a highly publicized corporate meltdown this spring, Uber is working to repair a culture that employees and observers say is aggressive, cutthroat, and demanding. But years of putting out fires 24/7, partying hard and working harder, and contending with volatile managers has taken a toll on the mental health of the white-collar workers who were instrumental to building the Uber empire.
The case is narrowing as it heads toward an Oct. 10 trial date.
A new court filing shows ex-Uber CEO Travis Kalanick sought to meet with Google cofounder Larry Page in 2015.
"Uber never used any Google trade secrets or patented technology in the development of the technology at issue in this case," the ride-hail giant's lawyers wrote in a court filing.
Top Uber Engineer, Under Pressure, Tells Staff "I Take All Concerns Raised To Me Extremely Seriously"
Uber's chief technology officer was pinpointed in the explosive blog post that prompted Uber to begin an internal investigation into its culture.
Uber will have to answer some tough questions as it woos CEO candidates.
Managers are asking employees to join a campaign to reinstate the ex-CEO days after his resignation.
Uber Knew That The Engineer At The Heart Of The Self-Driving Lawsuit Had Downloaded Google Information As Early As Last Year
The latest development in a lawsuit from rival Waymo shows that Anthony Levandowski, the former head of Uber's self-driving program, told ex-Uber CEO Travis Kalanick he had confidential Google information.
The company had long resisted calls to allow riders to tip drivers within the app.
David Bonderman was criticized for making a sexist remark at an all-hands staff meeting earlier Tuesday.
On Tuesday, Uber vowed to change after a damning internal investigation into workplace culture. Some employees aren't so optimistic.
During todays all-hands meeting to discuss sexual harassment and discrimination at Uber, board member David Bonderman made a joke about how women talk too much. He has since apologized.
Susan Fowler tweeted the criticism after Uber released a 13-page report on how it plans to change its culture.
The results come after a months-long internal investigation into the ride-hail giant’s workplace culture, and the day after the company's top business executive, Emil Michael, resigned.
"The ultimate responsibility, for where we’ve gotten and how we’ve gotten here rests on my shoulders."
Emil Michael was one of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick's closest confidants.
Uber's Board Just Voted To Approve All Of Eric Holder's Recommendations To Change Its Company Culture
The ride-hail giant's board convened for hours on Sunday.
Emil Michael, Uber's chief business officer and one of Kalanick’s closest confidants, is reportedly planning to resign as soon as Monday.
Uber had asked a federal judge to put court proceedings on hold pending its attempt to send the trade secrets lawsuit into arbitration.
After a former employee made a viral allegation about sexual harassment at the ride-hail giant, the company launched an internal investigation into workplace behavior.