According to CNBC, Uber currently faces six significant possible legal battles in court. They are:
1. After an extensive internal investigation of 215 incidents in the work place which included “54 of discrimination, 47 of sexual harassment, 45 of unprofessional behavior, 33 of bullying, 19 of other harassment, 13 of retaliation, 3 of physical security and 1 wrongful termination claim,” it’s theorized that more employees, emboldened by the lawsuits, might also sue.
2. A lawsuit from a woman who claimed she was raped by an Uber driver in India in 2014. The woman claims Uber obtained her medical records and attempted to defame her.
3. In New York, three Uber drivers sued the company and were recently granted employee benefits by a judge, which could open up more lawsuits from more drivers looking to seek full-time employment benefits. Uber depends on its drivers as contract workers for its business model to succeed.
4. Alphabet, which owns Google, is suing Uber over an intellectual property battle involving self-driving car tech, which Alphabet claims Uber stole.
5. The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating Uber for evading transportation authority regulations.
6. The FTC is probing Uber over its privacy practices, which could lead to a full-blown lawsuit.