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U.S. investigates possible gender bias against women at Uber

Jul 17, 2018

U.S. investigates possible gender bias against women at Uber

Uber is facing a federal investigation on alleged discrimination against women working at the smartphone-summoned ride service, a source familiar with the matter said Monday. The U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission began the probe in August of last year focusing on whether women at Uber were ...

Mayor of Tokyo's Komae to quit over sexual harassment allegations

May 23, 2018

Mayor of Tokyo's Komae to quit over sexual harassment allegations

The mayor of Komae in western Tokyo expressed his intention to resign Wednesday after four female employees of the municipal government submitted a protest letter saying they had been sexually harassed by him. Mayor Kunihiko Takahashi, who had repeatedly denied the allegations, said at a ...