On Friday, a California judge ruled that Proposition 22, a ballot measure approved in November that allowed rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft to treat gig workers as independent contractors, rather than employees, was unconstitutional.
Gas prices are on the rise and have been so throughout the year so far. According to AAA, the average gas price in the United States is at $3.17 (as of July 31). This is up almost 41% year to date and 45% from one year ago. The questions many Americans want to know is ‘what is the reason for this?’ and ‘will this continue into the future?’
With “shelter in place” orders in place around most of the country, Rideshare has come to a screeching halt. Drivers have been reporting that delivery gigs have been drastically busier and tips have gone up significantly. If driving is your bread and butter, here’s how to adapt to the situation and keep earning.
As part of the $2 trillion bipartisan deal Senate leaders and the White House struck early Wednesday, unemployment benefits will be extended to several groups that were previously not elegible for such benefits, including gig economy workers, per a statement from Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer.