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Uber Cutting Another 3K Jobs

(CNN) - More Uber employees are going to lose their jobs. The ride-hailing giant said it's cutting another 3,000 employees. Staffers got the news on Monday in an email. These latest cuts come just 2 weeks after the company…

Uber Reportedly Offered To Acquire GrubHub

(CNN) - Uber has Uber Eats and now it wants GrubHub, too. Ride Hail company Uber reportedly made an offer to buy competitor GrubHub. While neither company is confirming a deal, GrubHub's stock surged 35% on the news. The…

Uber To Require Drivers, Riders Wear Masks

(CNN) - Whether you're an Uber driver or rider you'll need to start wearing a mask. Executives decided last week that it will require face coverings when using the platform in certain countries, including the United States. The requirement…

Uber Offers 10M Free Rides To Health Workers, Elderly

(CNN) - Uber is now offering 10 million free rides to health care workers and seniors during the coronavirus pandemic. The company said it's working directly with cities, food banks, and hospitals to get people what they need. Uber…

Uber and Lyft suspend shared ride options

NBC- Uber and Lyft customers will no longer be able to request shared rides due to the coronavirus pandemic. Andrew Macdonald, senior vice president of Uber Rides and Platform, said in a series…

Uber To Suspend Impacted Riders/Drivers

(CNN) - Uber is taking steps to try to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. CEO Dara Khosrowshahi issued a statement that says "the safety and well-being of everyone who uses Uber is always our priority." As a result…

Uber To Offer Drivers 14 Days Sick Leave

(CNN) - Uber is offering its drivers paid sick leave should they come down with coronavirus. The ride-share service says drivers or delivery people would be eligible for up to 14 days of paid time if sick. The same…

Uber, Postmates Sue California Over Labor Law

(CNN) - Uber and Postmates are suing California over its law designed to protect gig workers. The companies say California statute AB5 violates both the U.S. and California state constitutions. The federal lawsuit calls the measure "vague and incoherent."…

Uber Reveals Almost 6K Reports Of Sexual Assault

(CNN) - Uber says it received nearly 6,000 reports of sexual assault in 2017 and 2018. The ride-sharing company released its highly-anticipated safety report on Thursday. Uber says it received 5,981 sexual assault reports, including reports 464 reports of…

Uber May Audio Record Trips For Safety

(CNN) - Uber reportedly wants to start listening in on customer rides. The Washington Post reports the ride-sharing giant is going to test the feature in Latin America in December. The idea of recording audio during rides is to…