Lyft lays off almost 1,000 staffers as Uber weighs big layoffs

Coronavirus — Report says Uber’s ride bookings have fallen 80 percent from a year earlier. Timothy B. Lee – Apr 29, 2020 8:29 pm UTC Lyft is laying of 982 people, the company said in a regulatory filing on Wednesday. That represents 17 percent of the company’s official workforce (the company considers its thousands of…

Lyft lays off almost 1,000 staffers as Uber weighs big layoffs

Coronavirus —

Report says Uber’s ride bookings have fallen 80 percent from a year earlier.

Timothy B. Lee
– Apr 29, 2020 8:29 pm UTC

Lyft is laying of 982 people, the company said in a regulatory filing on Wednesday. That represents 17 percent of the company’s official workforce (the company considers its thousands of drivers to be independent contractors).
An additional 288 employees will be furloughed, Lyft said. Most of the remaining salaried employees will take 10 percent pay cuts, while executives will face pay cuts of 20 to 30 percent.
The cuts reflect the dire
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