June 24, 2024

Uber Eats Driver Wins Bias Payout

Payout for Uber Eats driver over face scan bias case

An Uber Eats driver has recently won a legal battle against the company for alleged bias in their face scanning technology. The...


Payout for Uber Eats driver over face scan bias case

An Uber Eats driver has recently won a legal battle against the company for alleged bias in their face scanning technology. The driver, who is of South Asian descent, claimed that the technology used by Uber Eats to verify the identity of drivers discriminated against him based on his race.

The driver, who wishes to remain anonymous, filed a lawsuit against Uber Eats claiming that the face scanning technology used by the company had repeatedly failed to recognize him as the registered driver because of his ethnicity. This led to delays in his deliveries and a loss of income.

After a lengthy legal battle, Uber Eats has agreed to settle the case and pay a significant sum to the driver as compensation for the discrimination he faced. The company has also committed to revaluating its face scanning technology to ensure that it does not discriminate against drivers based on their race.

This case serves as a reminder that technology is not immune to bias and discrimination, and companies must take proactive steps to address and rectify such issues in order to ensure fair and equitable treatment for all individuals.