Are Uber ready to cut 15% of staff in Amsterdam as COVID-19 continues to take its toll on the firm?

Updated: Jul 29, 2020

According to a report by, ride-sharing firm Uber is cutting 15% of jobs at its European headquarters in Amsterdam following the huge downturn in business since COVID-19 devastated the global economy.

The Netherlands news publication claim some 1,500 work at the Amsterdam office, which would mean a reduction of some 200.

Those workers who are amongst the cuts were informed on Friday, and any staff member who faces losing their job will get a severance package amounting to two months’ salary plus half a month’s pay for every six months they have worked for the company, early reports suggest.

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