Uber Gives Rs 38,000 As Work From Home Allowance For Employees; Will Hire 140 Engineers In India
Have your company provided any work from home allowance to you?
Well, if you are not an Uber employee, then it’s highly unlikely that you would have received that!
Besides offering a work from home allowance, Uber has extended work from home for all employees till June, 2021.
And in India, they are hiring 140 engineers as well.
Uber Will Give Work From Home Allowance
Uber has announced that they are giving $500 as work from home allowance for all employees. This allowance can be used by Uber employees to set up their work from home infrastructure and to meet other expenses which may arise due to the new working model.
In a statement, Uber said, “As a company built on flexible working, we want to provide our team with flexibility, choice and longer term clarity so they can plan ahead.”
All corporate employees of Uber, worldwide, can now voluntarily work from home till June, 2021, which is again a big development fro Uber.
Once all offices are opened after June, 2021, the employees will have an option to work from office or home.
The company is also helping drivers get other jobs, in case they are getting less rides, and means to help them financially.
Uber Will Hire 140 Engineers In India
Meanwhile ramping up their recruitment drive in India, Uber has announced that they will hire 140 engineers in Bengaluru and Hyderabad.
These engineers will be hired to create products for their riders and drivers, along with growth-centric innovations and customer service.
Uber has employed more than 600 employees in Bengaluru and Hyderabad.
In a statement, Uber India said, “Uber is recruiting 140 more engineers for its tech teams in Bengaluru and Hyderabad to build cutting-edge products in areas such as rider and driver growth, delivery, marketplace, customer service, digital payments, risk and compliance, safety, and finance technology,”
In May, Uber had announced plans to terminate 25% of their employees in India, due to loss in business over pandemic and lockdown issues.
We will keep you updated, as more details come in.