SAN FRANCISCO — Uber Technologies Inc. eliminated an additional 3,000 jobs on Monday, is closing dozens of offices around the world and is shutting down many of its side projects in an effort to weather the coronavirus pandemic that has devastated the ride-hailing business.
Combined with the 3,700 employees in customer support and human resources Uber dismissed earlier this month, the cuts now total about 25 percent of the total workforce. A company spokesman said more job cuts could come.
Uber also plans to shutter non-core projects including its Incubator and AI Labs and a job-matching service called Uber Works, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said in an email to staff Monday. Uber also will close or consolidate 45 of the several hundred offices it operates globally, including its Singapore office, which had served as a regional hub.
As a result of the changes, Uber will incur $175 million to $220 million of charges, mostly in the second quarter, according to a securities filing…