Overnight Tech: Black Lawmakers Press Uber On Diversity | Google Faces Record EU Fine | Snap Taps New Lobbyist | New Details On FCC Cyberattack
Overnight Tech: Black lawmakers press Uber on diversity | Google faces record EU fine | Snap taps new lobbyist | New details on FCC cyberattack
BLACK LAWMAKERS CALL OUT UBER: A group of black lawmakers in Congress is pushing Uber to hire more people of color for executive roles at the ride-hailing company.
In a letter addressed to the San Francisco-based ride-hailing and autonomous car company, the Congressional Black Caucus said that Uber’s recent slew of executive departures offered an opportunity for the company to boost its ailing diversity.
“Recent reports suggest that Uber has vacancies for several of its most senior positions,” the lawmakers wrote in a letter led by Caucus Chairman Cedric Richmond (D-La.) and Reps. G.K. ButterfieldG.K. ButterfieldOvernight Tech: Black …