European Parliament to host Uber files whistleblower

European Parliament to host Uber files whistleblower
European Parliament to host Uber files whistleblower. Image: Lutsenko_Oleksandr/

MEPs will hear from Uber’s former Head of Public Policy Mark MacGann at a European Parliament meeting on Tuesday, October 25 about the company’s former lobbying practices and discuss how European workers’ rights have been affected.

Mark MacGann, Uber’s former chief lobbyist, is due to give a keynote speech in a European Parliament to host Uber files whistleblower meeting hearing at the Employment and Social Affairs Committee’s (EMPL) meeting on the afternoon of October 25.

Nicolas Schmit, Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights, will make his remarks in the first panel with Mr MacGann.

The hearing aims to set out the issues in the Uber files objectively and to give an overview of the current situation of Uber drivers in Europe.

Zuzana Púčiková, Uber’s Director of EU Public Policy, Brahim Ben Ali, a former Uber driver and founder of the Uber Drivers’ Trade Union and Dr Andreea Nastase from Maastricht University will also address the committee in a separate panel.

Hearing: “Uber files, lobbying and workers’ rights”

When: Tuesday, October 25, 2022, from 4.30 pm to 6.30 pm

Where: Brussels, European Parliament, Antall building, room 6Q2

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