Lyft, Inc. is a leading provider of mobility as a service, offering a diverse range of transportation options and food delivery services across various cities in the United States and Canada. From ride-hailing to bike-sharing and rental cars, Lyft simplifies and enhances the travel experience.
According to CNN, ride-hailing giant Lyft is set to undertake another round of layoffs, as it continues to grapple with profitability issues and attempts to turn its fortunes around. As per Lyft’s CEO David Risher, the cuts are part of a plan to make Lyft a “faster, flatter company where everyone is closer to our riders and drivers.”
Reports suggest that the latest job cuts could result in up to 1200 or 30% of its staff losing their jobs, with the overhead adjustments aimed at improving Lyft’s financial position to help it compete better with rival Uber. Risher acknowledges that the decision is a difficult one, with the cuts expected to have a significant impact on both employees and the company’s relationships with them.