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Uber Lays Off 14 Percent of Staff, Pandemic Pummels Business

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Uber Lays Off 14 Percent of Staff, Pandemic Pummels Business

Uber Lays Off 14 Percent of Staff, Pandemic Pummels Business

Uber announced this week that it’s cutting 3,700 roles as the coronavirus crisis pummels its ride-share business and that of its competitor Lyft.

An Uber spokesperson confirmed to Gizmodo that the layoffs will affect roughly 14 percent of the company’s employees.

According to a memo CEO Dara Khosrowshahi sent to the Uber team, the eliminations are hitting its CommOps and Recruiting teams.

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