WINNIPEG — Skip The Dishes says it has laid off approximately 350 workers based in Winnipeg.
A spokesperson for the online food delivery service, Hannah Korsunsky, says the employees affected are remote contact centre workers that support multiple markets globally.
The affected employees were notified late last week.
Korsunsky says the cuts come after Skip The Dishes' parent company, Just Eat Takeaway.com, conducted a "comprehensive review of its global logistics workforce" and decided to make changes that "best set the business and its partners up for sustainable growth."
Founded in 2012, Skip The Dishes was acquired in 2016 by London-based online food delivery company Just Eat, which merged with Amsterdam-based Takeaway.com in 2020.
The online food delivery market got a lift in the earlier days of the COVID-19 pandemic, with people staying home and restaurants forced to close indoor dining.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 12, 2022.
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