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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.
If the Uber driver or Lyft driver can demonstrate zero fault on their behalf, he or she can demand that the at-fault driver compensate them for income lost as a result of the accident.
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.
The on-demand grocery startup Instacart said Monday that it is planning to hire 300,000 “full-service shoppers,” over the next three months due to a huge spike in demand spurred by the coronavirus pandemic. Instacart’s goal is to increase their workforce by more than double.
The WHO declared the Coronavirus outbreak a global pandemic on March 11th. Companies across the U.S. have sent workers home. But what are companies like Uber, Lyft, and Postmates doing to protect their customers and drivers?
Drivers been reporting that delivery gigs have picked up drastically and are paying quite well, due to people stocking up and not wanting to leave their homes. Maybe switching to delivery is the way to go while we wait for things to blow over.
Uber closes greenlight hubs for drivers amid COVID-19 outbreak On Friday, March 13th, 2020 Uber announced that it would be temporarily closing it’s local support centers to protect drivers and its staff. This is to remain in effect until April 6th, unless otherwise stated.