California fines Uber over assault probe – Bloomberg News
FILE PHOTO: A screen displays the company logo for Uber Technologies Inc on the day of its IPO at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo

(Reuters) – Ride hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc was fined $59 million for failing to provide the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) with information on sexual assault and harassment claims, Bloomberg News reported on Monday.

The company’s permit could be suspended if it fails to pay the penalty within 30 days and comply with an administrative law judge’s ruling last December and January, the report said, citing the presiding officer of CPUC. (bit.ly/2KqHyBo)

Uber was not immediately available for comment.

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