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"Uber Works" offers job opportunities through a new app

Posted at 9:04 AM, Oct 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-22 09:04:57-04

Ride-sharing giant Uber is testing a new kind of app.

A new on-demand labor service called "Uber works" in Chicago.

Similar to a temp agency, Uber works would offer on-demand staffing for events and corporate functions.

That's according to a person familiar with the pilot program.

This would expand the ride-hailing giant beyond the transportation realm for the first time.

Uber made its name as a ride-based platform but expanded in recent years to offer food delivery and integrate other forms of transportation.