Uber Technologies Inc. is shedding the manager of its New York functions, one of its largest marketplaces, a week following the company accepted it experienced Shortchanged drivers by tens of huge amount of money over 2½ years. Josh Mohrer, general manager of New York, wednesday that he is leaving to become a managing director of Tusk Endeavors said. In a blog post, Mr. Mohrer said he’d help make investment decisions at Tusk and support their other investments.
Uber said it got no comment about Mr. Mohrer, who joined Uber in 2012 who couldn’t immediately be reached for comment. Week Last, Uber said it got mistakenly underpaid New York drivers since late 2014, an accounting mistake that will definitely cost it tens of huge amount of money likely. 900 per driver. It didn’t say how the error occurred or who was responsible. Mr. Mohrer’s team has tussled with New York regulators over time, including more recently over a suggested regulation that would require Uber to issue ridership data to the city to assist with traffic snarls.
Uber is fighting the effort, citing personal privacy concerns. He also contributed to Uber’s push to get regulatory power, recently granted, to expand to upstate New York. Mr. Mohrer, in late 2014, demonstrated a reporter a key technical tool that allowed employees to monitor customers or vehicles. 20,000 fine. The company has since said it is limiting that use of this tool to certain employees.
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