Brita McCollough and Brenda Ryan are twins who have been fighting against discrimination in Hollywood for 20 years—from behind the driver’s seat.
Following a blockbuster report in the New York Times, outlining years of sexual harassment at two Ford plants in Chicago, the automaker’s CEO issued an extensive apology on Thursday and said “we will learn from this and we will do better.”
In August, Ford announced it would pay up to $10.1 million to settle a racial- and sexual-harassment investigation at two Chicago plants. There were almost no details, but Ford said it “took appropriate action” against those violating policy. But as an extensive and damning New York Times investigation found, it…
My first encounter with sexual assault coincided with another traumatic event. I was 12 years old when the Twin Towers fell, and two days later, I returned to Hunter College High School on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. The dust hadn’t settled, and the city scrambled to find some semblance of normalcy. Later, New…
A female Uber driver accused an Oklahoma Republican state senator of forcefully grabbing and kissing her as she was dropping him off at a hotel last month, BuzzFeed News reports.
Operational heads at Uber seem to be in competition with those in the White House on who can jump ship quickest. With news of the departure of the ride-hailing company’s senior vice president of business Emil Michael, Uber has seen a mass exodus of at least 14 top executives within the past six months.
After an Uber driver raped a customer in India, an Uber executive obtained the victim’s medical records and shared them with the company’s CEO, Travis Kalanick, and its senior vice president, Emil Michael. The executives then questioned the medical record and suggested that it was a sabotage attempt by a competitor, …
Uber’s internal probe of sexual harassment has led to the firing of more than 20 employees, Bloomberg reports. Investigators already needed extra time for a deeper probe of Uber’s work culture, and of the 12,000 full-time employees there, Bloomberg reports that more than 200 claims were investigated.
It looks like Uber’s toxic work culture is so awful, it’s going to take even longer for the company to fully investigate it. According to a new Recode report, Uber just extended its internal investigation into sexual harassment claims at the company. The internal report is now expected by the end of May.
Following the wild account of pervasive sexual harassment at Uber from a former employee, a current employee at Tesla has come forward to talk about her case against the company the company she loves.
Several men and women who worked with Chris Evans in the ’90s claim the BBC Top Gear host was known for exposing himself on the job.
Close to a decade ago, hungry for a change, Tracy left a stable but dull office job in the upper Midwest and hit the road. She took a bus to Iowa, where she enrolled in truck driving school. Eight days later, she says, with minimal classwork, bookwork, or driving time, she left with a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)…
Where do you go when you can't even feel safe inside your own car? (Inside, we guess. Where women belong!) Here's a disturbing story about driving in Delhi from Pamposh Raina in the New York Times:
Several women who flew through Dallas/Fort Worth's airport have filed complaints against the TSA claiming that officials asked them to walk through the body scanners multiple times. Why would female agents do such a thing? So the male agents viewing the scans could get a better look at their bodies. Ew.
Former Carroll Shelby employee Angelica Smith filed a lawsuit today in L.A. County Superior Court alleging she was groped by the automotive legend, forced to bring him pornography, raped by another employee at his home, and finally fired by Shelby for complaining about the assault according to TMZ. UPDATE.