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Uber wants employees back in the office 50% of the time

This is instead of a minimum of three days per week.

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi

After getting some employee feedback, Uber is changing its remote-work policy.

Photo: Philip Pacheco/AFP via Getty Images

Uber is making some adjustments to its return to office policy, which the company first unveiled in April. The changes, first reported by Insider, come in light of Uber receiving some employee feedback over the past two months, Uber Chief People Officer Nikki Krishnamurthy wrote in a blog post.


Uber made three key changes to the policy that will go into effect in September:

  • Uber will require employees to spend 50% of their time in the office, instead of requiring employees to spend at least three days a week working in the office. That means, for example, employees could go into the office five days one week and no days another week.
  • Employees can pick their preferred office location, instead of being restricted to their pre-pandemic location.
  • Uber will offer more flexibility for employees to be 100% remote. The company is currently developing a process for people to apply to work fully remotely.
"It's still early days as we look to find the right long-term model for Uber, yet we want Uber to continue being a great place for our current and future employees, and that means adapting to different needs and being creative about what is possible," Krishnamurthy wrote.
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