Don’t retire your #DeleteUber hashtag just yet. In a blog post dated February 19, Susan Fowler, who joined Uber as a systems reliability engineer in 2015, recounts her repeated attempts to report inappropriate conduct by a manager -- only to be brushed off, ignored, threatened and denied transfers.
In a recent blog post titled, "Reflecting On One Very, Very Strange Year At Uber," Fowler alleges that during her first couple weeks at the San Francisco-based tech firm her team manager propositioned her for sex. “I immediately took screenshots of these chat messages and reported him to HR. Upper management told me that he 'was a high performer' (i.e. had stellar performance reviews from his superiors) and they wouldn't feel comfortable punishing him for what was probably just an innocent mistake on his part.”
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