Despite commitment to anti-racism, Uber’s Black employee base has decreased – ITPro.works

Uber today released its latest diversity report, showing a decline in the overall representation of Black employees in the U.S. despite an increased focus on racial justice this year in … Read More

Huge delivery demand fails to stop Uber’s revenue from shrinking in Q3 – ITPro.works

Despite surging delivery demand, Uber’s third-quarter ultimately failed to meet investor revenue expectations in the third quarter. Uber reported gross bookings of $14.7 billion in the period, a decline of … Read More

Uber’s ‘robo-firing’ of drivers targeted in latest European lawsuit – ITPro.works

Uber is facing another legal challenge in Europe related to algorithmic decision making. The App Drivers & Couriers Union (ADCU) filed a case, yesterday, with a court in the Netherlands … Read More

Black gig workers speak out, Uber’s commitment to being anti-racist and Facebook’s diversity report – TechCrunch

Welcome back to Tech at Work, a bi-weekly roundup and analysis of labor, and diversity and inclusion in tech.  This week, we’re looking at Uber’s anti-racism commitment, Shipt shoppers walking … Read More

Democratic senators flag Uber’s possible Grubhub deal over antitrust concerns – TechCrunch

In a new letter to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice, a group of Democrats in the Senate urge regulators to “closely monitor the negotiations” between … Read More

Thuan Pham, who fled Vietnam as a child and became Uber’s CTO in 2013, is leaving the company – TechCrunch

Thuan Pham, hired as Uber’s chief technology officer by former CEO Travis Kalanick back in 2013, is leaving the company in three weeks, the ride-share giant revealed today in an … Read More

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