Uber has laid off hundreds of employees in its third round of cuts this year

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Roughly 350 employees in Uber Eats, ATG, and product roles were let go, according to an email from CEO Dara Khosrowshahi published by the news site.

This time around, the ride-hailing company’s advanced technologies group, or ATG, which works on self-driving cars, is affected, according to a company-wide email from CEO Dara Khosrowshahi published by the site. Other units undergoing “changes” are the global rides and platform teams, Uber Eats, performance marketing, and recruiting.

“As you know, over the past few months, our leaders have looked carefully at their teams to ensure our organizations are structured for success for the next few years,” the email said. “This has resulted in difficult but necessary changes to ensure we have the right people in the right roles in the right locations, and that we’re always holding ourselves accountable to top performance.”

An Uber representative confirmed the layoffs and email from Khosrowshahi. Around the world, the company has some 27,000 employees.

In July, Uber laid off 400 employees in marketing roles around the world. Speaking to Business Insider, many of those workers said they felt blindsided by the cuts, and took issue with the process for being notified about their roles being eliminated.

That initial culling, roughly three months after Uber’s massive initial public offering, was followed soon after by another 435 layoffs from product and engineering teams in September.

Business Insider


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