Uber

Uber laid off 3,700 employees, with more expected

🌎 SF Bay Area, NYC, Chicago, Phoenix βˆ™ πŸ‘© 3,700 employees (14%) βˆ™ πŸ–₯ Customer support, recruiting

Uber, the ridesharing service, laid off 3,700 employees (14%) last Wednesday. The layoff was concentrated in the company’s customer support and recruiting teams. Uber CEO’s letter to staff strongly hinted that more cuts are coming in the next week, including in engineering and product.

The Information reported that as many as 5,400 employees are expected to ultimately be laid off. However, one source tells Layoffs.fyi the total count could be as high as 6,700. In addition, 400-500 employees are reportedly being cut from Uber’s subsidiary Jump, which is being offloaded to Lime as part of Uber’s investment in the electric scooter company.

See link below πŸ‘‡for a crowdsourced list of 250+ employees laid off from Uber.

Source: Coda.io

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Turo

Turo laid off 108 employees

🌎 San Francisco, Phoenix βˆ™ πŸ‘© 108 employees (30%)βˆ™ πŸ–₯ All departments

Turo, a car-sharing company, laid off 108 employees (30%) last month. We now have access to an opt-in spreadsheet of employees laid off (see below linkπŸ‘‡). Consumers are no longer renting cars due to shelter-in-place orders, leading to layoffs not only at Turo but also at competitors Getaround and Zipcar.

Source: Google Sheets

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Opendoor

Opendoor lays off 600 people amid declining real estate activity

🌎 San Francisco, Phoenix, Atlanta βˆ™ πŸ‘© 600 employees (35%) βˆ™ πŸ–₯ All departments

Opendoor, which facilitates the buying and selling of residential homes, laid off 35% of its staff yesterday. That amounts to 600 employees, making Opendoor’s layoff the 2nd largest among pre-IPO startups since the coronavirus pandemic (Toast cut 1,300 last week). See below link πŸ‘‡for an opt-in spreadsheet of employees laid off, spanning multiple functions. Opendoor says laid-off employees will receive 8 weeks of pay and 16 weeks of reimbursement for health insurance.

Source: Google Sheets

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