Uber Sacks 3,500 Employees Via Zoom


The cab electronic hailing service provider, Uber on Monday 11th May, 2020 announced the sack of 3,500 employees in response to the decrease in rides booking by clients amidst the coronavirus induced quarantine.

According to a 3-minute Zoom call video, as obtained by the Daily Mail.

In the footage, Ruffin Chevaleau, head of Uber’s customer service, told 3,500 customer service and recruitment workers that they are out of work which takes effects immediately due to the “difficult and unfortunate reality”.

He explained the company could no longer provide jobs for many of its customer service and recruitment employees.

“Right now, the rides business is down by more than half due to COVID-19”, Chevaleau said. “As a result, we are eliminating 3,500 front-line customer-support roles, or about 14 percent of ride-share-app’s work force”, she said. “I also wanted to deliver this news personally…”

According to Sputniks, last Wednesday, the company notified the Securities and Exchange Commission that it would be dismissing 3,700 of its nearly 27,000 employees due to the tough economic situation amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Lagosspy NG recalled that more than 4 million people have been infected with the novel coronavirus, including more than 285,900 deaths while the job retrenchment trends is embrace further by private and public corporate organization globally.

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