Uber delivers free Passover meals to Holocaust survivors amid coronavirus

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Uber Inc has been delivering free Passover meals to the survivors of Holocaust as people continue to face difficulties in this time. The spread of coronavirus pandemic is preventing many families from seeing each other, and even during religious holidays like Passover, which started on Wednesday. A nonprofit is making sure the most vulnerable individuals who can’t […]

Uber partners Indian NHA to provide transport to COVID-19 healthcare workers

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Ride-hailing platform Uber has partnered with the National Health Authority (NHA) to provide transport service to frontline healthcare workers in India, who are engaged in the treatment of COVID-19 patients. Uber will initially facilitate the provision of 150 cars at zero cost to support medical facilities located in New Delhi, Noida, Ghaziabad, Kanpur, Lucknow, Prayagraj and Patna through its […]

Uber, Postmates takes legal action against California’s new labor law

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Uber Inc and on-demand meal delivery service Postmates Inc took legal action on Monday to block a broad new California law aimed at providing wage and benefit protections to people who are independent contractors. The lawsuit submitted in U.S. court in Los Angeles argues that the regulation set to take effect Wednesday breaches federal and […]

Uber to pay $4.4 million to end federal sex harassment investigation

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Uber Technologies Inc. is going to pay a $4.4 million to settle a federal investigation into accusations that the San Francisco company permitted a rampant culture of sexual harassment, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission declared Wednesday. The agreement finishes an investigation started in 2017 in which the commission found reasonable cause to consider that […]

Daimler, BMW to invest 1 billion euros in venture to compete Uber

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Daimler and BMW revealed a joint ride-hailing, parking and electric vehicle charging business on Friday to rival with mobility services offered by Uber and other tech companies. The luxury car companies stated they would invest over 1 billion euros ($1.13 billion) to broaden the joint venture, moving beyond manufacturing and auto sales toward pay-per-minute or […]