Uber cuts 600 jobs in India due to COVID-19; 'made the decision so that we can look to future with confidence', says country head
Uber announced it is laying-off a fourth of its total headcount of 2,400 in the country across customer and driver support, business development, legal, finance, policy and marketing verticals.
The service is aimed to help people deliver packages during coronavirus lockdown.
Uber and Grubhub are reportedly still haggling over the deal's stock exchange ratio, and there is no certainty that they will reach an agreement.
Uber SVP of global rides and platform operations said that the company had received an initial batch of 30,000 bottles of cleaning spray by Atlanta-based company Zep Inc.
Uber sets up over 100-staff strong Uber Money team in Hyderabad; to focus on implementing new payment methods
Besides Hyderabad, the Uber Money team also has a presence at San Francisco, Palo Alto, New York and Amsterdam tech centres, Uber said in a statement.
Uber temporarily suspends account of Mumbai driver who took Jaipur poet to cops; BJP MLA felicitates cabbie with 'Alert Citizenship Award'
The Uber driver who took 23-year-old poet, Bappadittya Sarkar, to a Mumbai police station after he overheard the poet's phone conservation about anti-CAA protest was suspended for 72-hours, reports Mumbai Mirror
Mumbai Uber driver takes passenger to police station after overhearing conversation on CAA protests; taxi aggregator terms incident as 'concerning'
Uber came under the scanner on Thursday after an Uber driver on overhearing a phone conversation of a passenger, called the cops to 'turn in' and denounce the passenger as a 'communist'.
A claims administrator will send notices to women who worked at Uber between 1 January 2014, and 30 June 2019.
Uber has acknowledged problems in Latin America, where passengers and drivers have been robbed and assaulted.
Ride-hailing major Uber on Thursday said it has partnered with Bajaj Auto to launch Bajaj Qute on its new UberXS category to offer the affordable commuting option to travellers in Bengaluru
Uber currently operates in 40 Indian cities and the country accounts for an estimated 11% of its global rides.
As Uber gears up for IPO on Friday, many Indian drivers talk of shattered dreams after steep cut in incentives
Uber started its India operations in 2013, three years after local rival Ola launched a ride-hailing service. Both are backed by Japan’s Softbank Group Corp.
Uber drivers argue that they are entitled to benefits and reimbursement for their expenses.
Ayushman Bharat: Govt plans to rope in private firms to bring their eligible employees under health care scheme
Accordingly, as many as 21 private firms have been identified for negotiations to obtain permission for getting eligible employees registered in the Ayushman Bharat health care scheme.
After Croatia, Turkey and Egypt, India is the fourth country where Uber now has UberBOAT services.
Uber is also working towards providing driver partners access to health insurance, life insurance and micro-loans and a host of other benefits aimed at improving their welfare
Uber, Ola strike to continue in Mumbai as 20% demands not met, says union; agitation enters ninth day
The strike of the Ola and Uber drivers will continue until their demands are met, said the Maharashtra Rajya Rashtriya Kamgar Sangh.
Twitter users are now joking that this ad was actually Uber’s to keep people from taking an Ola.
Uber has adopted a wordmark version against the logo that it redesigned two years ago.
Uber will begin testing of the flying cabs in India from Mumbai, starting as soon as 2020.