Earlier in May, Uber had announced that it will eliminate 3,700 jobs and permanently close 180 driver service centres. The reductions will affect 14% of staff around the world, mainly those in support and recruiting, Khosrowshahi had said.
According to an email sent by Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi to employees, the layoffs are part of the company’s already announced global job cuts which were being done in phases across geographies. The company has reportedly laid off 600 employees across driver and rider support, as well as other functions.
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