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15% of Postmates’ workforce is being ousted just 3 months after Uber bought the food delivery app, with founder Bastian Lehmann exiting the company

Uber laid off around 185 Postmates staff on Thursday, sources told The New York Times. Postmates founder Bastian Lehmann also announced his departure. Uber bought the app in 2020, and the layoffs feed into Uber’s plan to better integrate Postmates and Uber Eats, the sources said. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]
15% of Postmates’ workforce is being ousted just 3 months after Uber bought the food delivery app, with founder Bastian Lehmann exiting the company
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Uber and Lyft say the battle over AB-5 is about preserving flexibility for part-time gig workers. The reality is their businesses have become dependent on full-time drivers and they can’t afford to pay them like employees.

Uber and Lyft are in the fight of their lives in California over drivers’ employment status, and voters could end up deciding the issue this November. A court ruled that drivers are employees, not independent contractors, under the state’s gig work law, AB-5, but the companies are pushing a ballot […]
Uber and Lyft say the battle over AB-5 is about preserving flexibility for part-time gig workers. The reality is their businesses have become dependent on full-time drivers and they can’t afford to pay them like employees.
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Chipotle’s digital sales exploded 216% during the pandemic as most customers chose carryout despite many restaurants reopening their dining rooms

Chipotle’s digital sales grew 216% year-over-year during the second quarter, as the pandemic went into full swing, Chipotle CEO Brian Niccol said. Digital sales accounted for $US829 million, or 61% of Chipotle’s overall sales for the quarter. Even though 85% of Chipotle dining rooms are open, most customers continued to […]
Chipotle’s digital sales exploded 216% during the pandemic as most customers chose carryout despite many restaurants reopening their dining rooms
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Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says ride-hailing will make up only 50% of the company’s business moving forward as food delivery growth surges

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said in an interview with NDTV Thursday that Uber’s business will be split “50-50” between ride-hailing and other divisions like food delivery. “Our delivery business is growing at rates that, frankly, I didn’t think was possible, and we have doubled up on that,” Khosrowshahi told NDTV. […]
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says ride-hailing will make up only 50% of the company’s business moving forward as food delivery growth surges
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How to change your password on Postmates by entering a phone number

Postmates doesn’t use passwords for your ordering account, so you can’t change your password like you would for other apps. Instead, you’ll log into Postmates using your phone number and a security code. Postmates lets your phone number act as a sort of password. Visit Business Insider’s Tech Reference library […]
How to change your password on Postmates by entering a phone number