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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.
The next phase of the battle between service user and service provider comes with Uber’s new reporting feature (released in the US & Canada in February 2020), which allows riders to report driver issues in real-time during their trip.
With the release of Uber’s 2017-2018 safety report, some alarming statistics have made their way to the surface. Most notably, it shows that riders aren’t the only ones being assaulted during trips. According to the data provided by Uber, a shocking 42 percent of reported sexual assaults were drivers.