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Uber Agrees to Pay $9.15 Million to California Regulators to Settle Failure to Share Sexual Assault Data

Uber to Pay $5 Million to Victims Fund, $4 Million to Address Sexual Violence in Their Industry and $150,000 Fine Uber agreed on Thursday, July 15th, to settle with California regulators over failing...

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Uber Driver Sentenced to 54 to Life for Assaults on Passengers in California

Uber Driver Sentenced for Sexual Assault in California An Uber driver who sexual assaulted and raped passengers was sentenced on Monday to 46 years to life.  A jury convicted the Uber driver of...

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Uber Lawsuit 2020 California

San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego & CA AG Sue Uber and Lyft

On Tuesday May 5th, 2020, the city of San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego and the California Attorney General sued Lyft and Uber for worker misclassification, adding to the legal woes of the...

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Uber Reveals 6,000 Sexual Assaults Reported in U.S. Over 2 Years

Uber Sexual Assault Uber revealed data for 2017-2018 showing 5,981 reported sexual assaults involving unwanted kissing, touching of sexual body parts, attempted rape or rape in the United...

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Uber and Lyft E-bike Wheel Lock Accidents, Lyft Recall

Break Failures Causing Bike Accidents Lyft is recalling thousands of e-bikes in San Francisco, Washington D.C. and New York City. Lyft is the owner of a bikeshare operator and the battery assisted...

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Uber Says this Time will be Different Regarding Rideshare Assault and Safety

New Features After Assault and Harassment Uber sent an email to its users alerting them of new safety features available in the Uber app, as well as reiterating their plan to improve safety.  This...

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Uber Hires Thousands of Criminals as Drivers

June 1, 2018:  Uber failed to institute thorough background checks and hired thousands of convicts as drivers. The company is under fire for failing to institute full background checks, misleading...

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