Uber Orders 'Urgent' Investigation After Former Employee Slams Company With Allegations Of Ignoring Sexual Harassment & Sexism Complaints!
Susan Fowler worked as an Engineer at Uber from November 2015 to December 2016 — a year she claims was "strange, fascinating, and slightly horrifying" after the company refused to do anything when she went to HR with several complaints about sexual harassment and sexism in the workplace.
According to Fowler's blog posted on Sunday, her first manager at the company sexually harassed her via online chats — but nothing was ever done, despite her handing over screenshots:
"My new manager sent me a string of messages over company chat. He was in an open relationship, he said, and his girlfriend was having an easy time finding new partners but he wasn't. He was trying to stay out of trouble at work, he said, but he couldn't help getting in trouble, because he was looking for women to have sex with. It was clear that he was trying to get me to have sex with him, and it was so clearly out of line that I immediately took screenshots of these chat messages and reported him to HR."
She went on: