As a taxi lender seizes medallions, cabbies are caught in the carnage | Crain’s New York Business

Cab drivers and owners get caught in the headlights of a troubled taxi lender As Melrose Credit Union looks to seize assets instead of refinancing medallion loans, individual owners fear for their future Photo: Buck Ennis THE ROAD AHEAD Drivers such as Medina are 
weighing whether to stay 
 in the business. inheritedlink: /apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20170709/SMALLBIZ/170709944&template=rwd& morning10: […]

Uber board member cracks ‘inappropriate’ joke about women at company event on sexual harassment – The Washington Post

Uber board member David Bonderman. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg) Billionaire businessman David Bonderman, a member of Uber’s board, apologized Tuesday for making what he called an “inappropriate” comment about women at a company-wide meeting that was aimed at addressing the harassment of women and other unprofessional conduct within the company. At the event, Bonderman made a joke […]

Uber fires more than 20 employees after sexual harassment investigation | Technology | The Guardian

Uber has fired more than 20 employees after a company investigation into sexual harassment claims and workplace culture. The terminations were announced at a company-wide meeting on Tuesday, details of which were first leaked to and reported by the New York Times and Bloomberg News. Uber confirmed the departures to the Guardian. The identities of […]

Uber executive fired amid reports he obtained rape victim’s medical records | Technology | The Guardian

A top Uber executive who reportedly obtained the medical records of a woman who was raped by her Uber driver was only fired after journalists learned of the incident, it emerged on Wednesday. According to reports on the tech website Recode and in the New York Times, Eric Alexander, the president of business for Uber […]

Sex, naps and meditation: men caught misusing workplace breastfeeding rooms | Life and style | The Guardian

There was a “lactation/quiet room” sign on the door and the room had been reserved for that purpose on the company calendar. So Hannah was surprised when she walked in to discover a male co-worker using the lactation room for a phone call. “I had to stand there with my sore, full boobs and explain […]

Uber, Pennsylvania Settle Over Illegal Activity, Fine Appeal | Fortune.com

react-text: 212 Uber Technologies has reached a settlement with Pennsylvania’s taxi regulator to end the ride-sharing company’s appeal of a record $11.4 million fine for operating illegally. /react-text react-text: 214 A notice posted on Tuesday with the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania said Uber and the state’s Public Utility Commission had reported an agreement in principle […]

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Went to a ‘Babes and Balls’ Party | Fortune.com

react-text: 242 It looks like Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is trying to blow off some steam after a turbulent few weeks at his tech company. /react-text react-text: 244 Kalanick had a night out with fellow tech founders last Friday, including Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, to celebrate Dropbox CEO Drew Houston’s birthday. /react-text react-text: 246 Photos […]