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What you need to know
- Uber has launched its new app, Uber Works.
- App will work to match shift workers with opportunities, in partnership with agencies.
- Launching first in Chicago.
Uber, via its Blog has officially announced the launch of its brand new platform Uber Works. Uber Works is a platform that connects business with shift workers, in an attempt to positively impact the experience of workers and businesses. The release states:
Uber hopes that Uber Works will help people get faster and easier access to shift work, giving people as much information as possible prior to taking a job, and then ensuring they are payed on time once the work is completed.
One of the key features Uber Works is that it has been created in partnership with staffing agencies:
On its official website, the industries available include: general labor, warehouse, back of house, customer service, front of house and cleaning. You can access the Uber Works website here, this includes download links for both iOS and Google Play, however at the time of writing these do not appear to be active.
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