Uber Technologies Inc said on Monday its app will list job openings in the delivery, food production and grocery industry that its U.S. drivers can access during a slump in ride-hailing demand due to the coronavirus.Beginning on Monday, drivers can find job listings of other companies in a new section of their app, Uber said in a blog post.Uber also said it would reach out to the more than 240,000 of its registered drivers holding commercial licenses to connect them to logistics companies for employment and contract opportunities.It also encouraged drivers to sign up for its Uber Eats food delivery service, saying restaurant orders have seen a significant increase since mid-March.Uber Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi said in a statement the company will keep expanding economic opportunities in coming months by using technology to create fast and flexible access to work.The company said that while the new offer was so far limited to the United States, it was part of a global effort, but did not provide further details.Uber said it would post openings by more than a dozen companies, including McDonald’s Corp , FedEx Corp , United Parcel Service Inc , Pepsico Inc , Hertz Global Holdings Inc ,… Read full this story
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