Uber Says Sex Assaults By Drivers Not Its Fault

  

Uber urged a California federal judge at a hearing Friday to toss a suit by two women who say they were sexually assaulted by Uber drivers after the company skimped on safety, arguing it wasn’t the drivers’ employer and, even if it was, it can’t be held liable for alleged criminal misconduct.

Uber Technologies Inc. lawyer Josh Cohen of Clarence Dyer & Cohen LLP told U.S. District Judge Susan Illston that the women haven’t shown that the drivers who committed the alleged sexual misconduct are employees…

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By: Erin Coe

Via http://www.law360.com/employment/articles/779694?nl_pk=21c6ba97-ce6b-4e2d-bf9c-276b0e373f10&utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=employment

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