As the COVID-19 Pandemic persists, businesses and government agencies are encouraging people to take a pause at work and stay home. This means that opportunities to make money online are now in high demand. Paid surveys can be quite lucrative, if you find the right ones.
So your passenger just got sick. That’s part of the territory as an Uber or Lyft driver – you’re transporting intoxicated passengers late at night, and sometimes drunk people get sick. Cleaning up results in lost time and wages. Luckily, Lyft and Uber acknowledge that their drivers are no strangers to these types of messes and they have made it simple for you to get reimbursed.
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.