Uber's planned hiring spree could shake up Chicago's tech industry
Uber Technologies has massive plans for Chicago.
The tech giant said Monday it wants to hire 2,000 employees in three years, establishing a headquarters and engineering hub for Uber Freight in The Old Post Office.
The company is making a big bet on a city that less than a year ago lost its bid for Amazon's second headquarters, a project that would have redefined the city's economy. But Chicago is working to raise the status of its tech industry.
In the past year, other companie...