🌎 San Francisco, Denver ∙ 👩 64 employees (12%) ∙ 🖥 Multiple departments
Checkr, a startup that provides background checks to companies like Uber, Lyft, Instacart, laid off 64 employees (12%) last Thursday. The company has been hurt from a hiring slowdown by its clients during the pandemic.
A company executive provided Layoffs.fyi with an opt-in list of Checkr alumni (see link 👇). The Checkr layoff list features 43 impacted employees across multiple departments in its San Francisco and Denver offices.
Laid-off employees will receive 2 to 4 months of severance pay and one year of health insurance benefits. The company also removed the one-year vesting cliff for employee stock options.
In late 2019, Checkr raised funding at a valuation of $2.2 billion.
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