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Buzzy luggage startup Away has furloughed half of its staff and laid off 60 employees as the coronavirus continues to crush the travel industry

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Buzzy unicorn luggage startup has furloughed about half of its workforce and laid off another 60 corporate employees, according to a report in The Information.
Away's founders Steph Korey and Jen Rubio announced the cuts in a blog post on Tuesday, which have affected nearly every department at the New York-based company.
The news comes on the heels of a bombshell investigation by The Verge in December 2019, which described a problematic workplace culture at the company.
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