Kalanick reportedly sent a rulebook called the 'Miami letter' to employees in 2013.
The CEO of ride sharing service Uber sent a memo to his staff with rules about what to do if they wanted to have sex with another employee during a Miami trip in 2013, according to a report by tech news site Recode.
Travis Kalanick sent a rulebook unofficially called the ‘Miami letter’ to the then 400 Uber employees before a company outing at Florida’s Shore Club, Recode reports.
According to the publication, Kalanick advised the staff: “Do not have sex with another employee UNLESS a) you have asked that person for that privilege and they have responded with an emphatic ‘YES! I will have sex with you’ AND b) the two (or more) of you do not work in the same chain of command. Yes, that means that Travis will be celibate on this trip. #CEOLife #FML.”
This is the latest revelation in a spate of bad PR for Uber, including multiple sexual harassment allegations and an exodus of key executives. On Tuesday this week, things got uglier when it was reported that the start up terminated more than 20 employees as a result of its internal investigation led by an outside law firm. The company cited sexual harassment and an array of other behaviors, such as bullying and retaliation, as reasons for the firings.
Then, on Wednesday, Recode reported that Eric Alexander, Uber’s president of business in the Asia-Pacific region, was fired after it was learned that obtained the medical records of an Uber customer who was raped by her driver in India three years ago.
Uber did not immediately respond to Fortune‘s request for comment.