Uber investigating sexual harassment claims by ex-employee

New York

THE chief executive of Uber on Sunday opened an internal investigation into claims of sexual harassment made by a former engineer at the company.

The engineer, Susan Fowler, said that she was sexually harassed by her direct supervisor during her time at Uber and that after she reported those claims to the human resources department, they were ignored. She gave her account in a lengthy post on her personal blog on Sunday.

"It was clear that he was trying to get me to have sex with him, and it...

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