New swerve for Uber, which loses its HR department, on a background of suspicion of racial discrimination

First, a crisis situation for Dara Khosrowshahi, the ceo of Uber, who was appointed in August 2017 for turning the page on the scandals shaking the company. Tuesday, July 10, the platform american cars with driver (VTC) has formalized the resignation of Liane Hornsey, director of human resources. A sudden departure, which could have been precipitated by the questions posed the previous day by the Reuters news agency on charges of racial discrimination within the company.

In a message to employees, Mr. Khosrowshahi has not provided any explanation. According to the american press, Ms Hornsey had been called in question by an employee’s anonymous who accused him of not taking seriously the internal complaints for discrimination on racial grounds and to have derogatory remarks to Bernard Coleman, the officer responsible for diversity. Uber had instigated an investigation, entrusted to a firm of lawyers. According to its first report, some of the charges were based.

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