The National Labor Relations Board and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are investigating complaints against the tech giant, which also may face a wrongful termination lawsuit by a former senior manager.
Male employees, supervisors, and executives may have routinely harassed female employees, while refusing to promote qualified women, paying them less than similarly situated men, and preventing them from complaining about workplace misconduct.
Rideshare drivers are classified as independent contractors rather than employees, so they are not entitled to health care coverage through Uber except in California, as provided by a distinctive state law.
Former employees of HP are alleging that the tech giant intentionally sought to target older workers for replacement by younger employees, violating federal and state age discrimination laws.
The National Labor Relations Board rejected efforts by the corporate giant to postpone an election or prevent employees from voting remotely, which echoed Amazon's previous attempts to hinder unionization at its facilities.
The lawsuit alleges that Uber and Lyft drivers are employees rather than independent contractors, so they should receive the benefits to which employees are legally entitled.
In a new complaint brought by Facebook operations program manager Oscar Veneszee Jr. on behalf of himself and all other black workers at Facebook, employees are claiming that there has been a “pattern or practice of discrimination against Black employees, including in evaluations, promotions, and pay.”