Waitr to layoff 2,300 drivers

News

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY)- Food delivery company Waitr said it plans to layoff 2,300 employees in April.

According to the company’s letter sent to the Louisiana Workforce Commission, the these layoff will impact markets in Lafayette, New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Lake Charles and Shreveport.

“It is anticipated that this will be a permanent layoff,” the company said in the letter. The company will make the staff reduction on April 6.

Last month, Waitr doled out another round of undisclosed layoffs, but said it planned retain 150 positions that were going to be outsourced to Mexico.”

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Stay up to date with the latest news by downloading the BRProud App from the App Store or Google Play.

Trending Stories