Today UBER has laid off 3700 employees through the ZOOM Meeting. Daily Mail reported that the unfortunate news was announced to employees by Ruffin Chaveleau, head of Uber’s customer service. “We are eliminating 3,500 frontline customer support roles.
Due to the COVID 19 situation company has taken this decision to eliminate 3700 employees. As UBER business has fallen down by 50% due to the COVID 19, so most of the customer support employee has no work to do.
UBER has reported a loss of $2.9 Billion in the first quarter of 2020.
The company has taken this decision without giving any notice to the employees regarding the layoff.
In a regulatory filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Uber said due to lower trip volumes in its rides segment and the company’s current hiring freeze, it is reducing its customer support and recruiting teams by approximately 3,700 full-time employee roles.