Uber hires Eric Holder to investigate sexual harassment claims

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Uber has hired former U.S. attorney general Eric Holder to help lead an investigation into claims of sexual harassment and discrimination that a former female employee made public over the weekend in a highly circulated blog post.

Chief executive Travis Kalanick told employees in a memo Monday that the review will be conducted in “short order” and that it will involve, among others, the participation of Arianna Huffington, founder of the Huffington Post and an Uber board member, and Liane Hornsey, the company’s recently hired human resources chief.  READ MORE