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Misrepresentations, including the amount of monthly payments in a purchase, were made to consumers who wanted to buy vehicles in order to steer them to the higher-cost lease agreement.All were arrested by DMV investigators and charged with four counts each of grand theft of personal property.As a result, large undisclosed charges were built into transactions.Felony charges were brought against three former car salesmen accused of stealing from customers by persuading them to lease, rather than buy, vehicles at higher costs.A court refused to dismiss a case before trial, holding that a jury should decide whether age was a factor in an employee’s termination.The court cited the fact that a supervisor referred to the employee as “old man” and frequently referred to his aging appearance.The commission alleged that young female workers at the dealership suffered "touching, grabbing, slapping, offensive language, and other physical and verbal abuse.
Waymo, formerly Google's "self-driving car" company, is suing Uber for using technology stolen by former Waymo employee Anthony Levandowski.
Under the settlement, the dealership also agreed to provide sexual harassment training and to revise its harassment policies.
The EEOC has filed a sexual harassment, race discrimination and retaliation lawsuit against an auto dealer.
It's asked the judge to put a halt on Uber's self-driving R&D until the case is settled.
Uber is free to continue working on its self-driving cars for the moment, while federal judge William Alsup wrangles with a lack of evidence, either damning Uber or vindicating it.