Uber will cut some of its travel agency and travel agent jobs in the U.S., a person familiar with the matter said.
The person, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the matter is private, said the cuts were expected to be announced at a meeting of the board of directors of the San Francisco-based company on Thursday.
Uber, which recently launched a U.K.-based subsidiary, has a team of more than 10,000 in the United States.
The company plans to add about a third of those positions to its London-based team, the person said.
Uber’s Seattle-based division, which has been in the news recently after the company was accused of illegally charging drivers for ride requests in Seattle, will also be cut, the source said.
In an email to The Associated Press on Thursday, a spokeswoman for Uber said the company would not comment on any specific company announcements, and declined to comment further.
The cuts come as Uber seeks to bolster its U.Y.O. division, the company’s largest outside client, with a new investment.
Uber will announce the new investment in a conference call with analysts on Friday, the spokeswoman said.
A spokeswoman for Lyft, which also has an U.U.A. division and has been hit hard by the scandal, declined to provide details on the proposed cuts.
Uber said last month that its annual revenue in the first half of this year had fallen to $2.5 billion from $3.7 billion the previous year.
The ride-hailing company has said it has $100 billion in cash and other assets, and is expanding its operations around the world.
The U.N. Security Council has called for an investigation into Uber and its alleged activities.
In a letter to the U, the U., the U.’s human rights chief, said Uber and Lyft violated human rights in their operations.
Uber has faced protests and a lawsuit in the past, with one of its drivers facing felony charges.