The rideshare company already announced plans to lay off 3,700 employees earlier this month.
Uber is laying off 3,000 more employees and shutting down 45 of its offices as it deals with the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi made the announcement in an email on Monday. He said that “hoping the world would return to normal within any predictable timeframe … was not a viable option.”
Amid stay-at-home orders and closed businesses to curb the spread of COVID-19, Uber saw an 80% decrease in global demand for rideshare this April compared to last year. Ride-hailing usually