Ensure Justice in the Workplace

In a recent email to his staff, CEO Travis Kalanick wrote that he hopes “to heal wounds of the past and set a new standard for justice in the workplace.” Unfortunately, such initiatives only seem to come when public scandals threaten the company’s profits. Uber must make a serious commitment to create a just, welcoming workplace in which employees of all backgrounds feel safe, valued and respected. Asking current highly-paid consultants or board members for advice is not even the beginning of a sufficient response.