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So...thoughts on the rumored Uber layoffs?

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We just had a hiring freeze. Given how uber has laid off people before under better circumstances, it’s not a surprise

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Not rumors.

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Who confirmed it?

Lyft laid off 982 people (17% of its staff) and furloughed 288 people. Kind of interesting once you remember that they don’t offer a food delivery service like Uber Eats.

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The drivers?

They had a lot of admin staff to support their drivers who were on the road but aren’t anymore. Still have around $10bil cash to ride out the pandemic so don’t think this is too much of a red flag yet.

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