'Uber and criminal background checks: Balancing safety and second chances'

"Uber is dedicated to keeping people safe on the road," but how it does this has not been short of scrutiny. In 2015, prosecutors from San Francisco and Los Angeles, California, United States filed a lawsuit against globally-operating ride-sharing giant Uber over concerns regarding the integrity of Uber's criminal background checks and claims of "safety you can trust." After reporting that Uber failed to detect 25 drivers with criminal records, some of whom held prior convictions for kidnapping and murder, these mishaps are an unfortunate blow to Uber's reputability. But, in light of these circumstances, it brings forth questions as to the modern dependency and effectiveness of criminal background checks as a whole. Lees verder:

 

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