“The impact of COVID-19 and the unpredictable nature of recovery has left Uber India and South Asia with no choice but to reduce the size of its workforce. Around 600 full-time positions are being impacted. These reductions are part of the previously announced global job cuts this month,” a statement quoted Pradeep Parameswaran, president of Uber India and South Asia. … [Read more...] about Uber lays off more employees
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Uber Technologies under special administration as part of an investigation into alleged exploitation of food delivery riders, three people familiar with the case said on Friday.Uber Italia said it had made its Uber Eats platform available to restaurants and couriers in full respect of the law and it condemned any form of illegal intermediation."We participate actively in the debate around regulation which we believe will give the food delivery sector the necessary legal security to prosper in Italy," Uber Italia said in an emailed statement. The sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorised to speak publicly about the case, said magistrates are looking into a case concerning around 1,000 delivery riders, who were alleged to have been paid three euros an hour to deliver meals.The sources said Uber Eats is alleged to have paid much higher sums to two recruitment companies that took on and managed the riders, most of them foreigners recruited from migrant … [Read more...] about Italian magistrates target Uber Italia over alleged rider exploitation
Two girls aged 17 and a 15-year-old boy are accused of repeatedly assaulting the driver with the bottle after getting into his car at Gawler, north of Adelaide, just before 2.30am on Saturday. … [Read more...] about SA teens allegedly stole, drove taxi 200km
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They warned that in times of stress like the coronavirus pandemic, when the economy, health and the social structure itself have all taken a beating, some individuals may want to make those beatings more personal by targeting Chinese Americans in a hate crime. … [Read more...] about Spotlight: Los Angeles law enforcement officials pledge to remain vigilant against COVID-related hate crimes