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: Uber spending $250 million to lure drivers back to work as pandemic restrictions ease

Uber Technologies Inc. announced Wednesday it will spend $250 million on bonuses to lure drivers back to the platform as it gears up for increased ride-hailing demand......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 7th, 2021

Uber is spending $250 million to persuade drivers to get back on the road so it can pay them less again

"This is likely a temporary situation ... which means that over time earnings will come back to pre-Covid lev.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytApr 7th, 2021

Budget airline may leave middle seats unbooked to lure passengers back after the pandemic

EasyJet considers leaving middle seats empty once coronavirus travel restrictions are lifted, as the budget airline said pretax losses could hit £380 million......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 16th, 2020

More traffic, night lights show China"s factories restart as new virus cases drop

Nearly 300 million people have gone back to work in China since the Lunar New Year break as more companies restart business and coronavirus travel restrictions ease, although many small firms are still struggling to find enough workers to run plants......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 2nd, 2020

‘Why am I not getting a job?’: Millions rely on aid as they struggle through months without work

While 12.3 million jobs have come back since the pandemic low in April, nearly 4 million Americans have been out o.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJan 8th, 2021

Midnight haircuts: France wastes no time getting back to work

Lockdown restrictions ease in France from Monday, with some buisinesses, factories and schools allowed to reopen. Some hairdressers didn't waste any time, opening seconds after midnight. Julian Satterthwaite reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMay 11th, 2020

JetBlue posts quarterly loss, scales back Airbus orders

JetBlue Airways Corp on Thursday posted a $268 million quarterly loss as the coronavirus pandemic hurt air travel demand, and cut its order book with Airbus SE by about 34% through 2022 to save $1.1 billion in aircraft spending......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 7th, 2020

Market Snapshot: U.S. stocks eke out second day of gains as states work to ease lockdowns and researchers race for vaccines

U.S. stocks closed slightly higher Tuesday, but far from session highs, as investors kept an eye on easing of businesses restrictions in the U.S. and Europe and progress toward an early vaccine to prevent the further spread of the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 5th, 2020

Pandemic restrictions entangle employees with H-1B visas

Hopeful talk about getting people out of their homes and back to work in some parts of the country seems a far cry from the harsh reality in New York and its suburbs: Thousands of people infected... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 18th, 2020

Uber and Lyft drivers claim the companies owe them more than $630 million in back wages by misclassifying drivers as contractors under California"s new gig worker law (UBER, LYFT)

REUTERS/Brian Snyder Uber and Lyft drivers in California claim they're owed more than $630 million in back wages, driver advocacy group Rideshare Drivers United said in a press release Wednesday. The drivers allege Uber an.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 16th, 2020

Uber, Lyft hit with claims of more than $630 million in back wages

Thousands of California drivers have filed wage claims against Uber and Lyft since February, hoping to pressure the state of California into.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesApr 15th, 2020

Uber, Lyft strike hits big cities as drivers protest low wages

Drivers are unhappy with pay and work conditions at a time when Uber and Lyft are trying lure investors......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 8th, 2019

Retailers try to lure customers with free Uber rides

While shoppers are getting everything from morning coffee to complete work wardrobes delivered to their homes, some businesses are working with ride-hailing company Uber to entice customers back through their doors. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 9th, 2019

Retailers try to lure customers with free Uber rides

While shoppers are getting everything from morning coffee to complete work wardrobes delivered to their homes, some businesses are working with ride-hailing company Uber to entice customers back through their doors......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 9th, 2019

How do you feel about going back to work in person? Let us know

In the coming months, some people will transition back to in-person work after spending more than.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesApr 7th, 2021

Uber Pays Blind Woman $1.1 Million After Stranding Her 14 Times

Uber Pays Blind Woman $1.1 Million After Stranding Her 14 Times Uber is shelling out $1.1 million to a woman that says she missed work, birthdays, Christmas Eve church services and was left in the dark and in the rain bec.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytApr 7th, 2021

Uber gave drivers more control to prove they"re independent. Now the company is taking back control because drivers actually used it.

Uber is cu.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytApr 6th, 2021

US economy adds 916,000 jobs in March as service-sector hiring booms

The labor market’s recovery from the damage caused by the COVID-19 pandemic gained further momentum in March as states continued to ease restrictions, boosting hiring in leisure and hospitality......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 2nd, 2021

AMC wants to issue 500M new shares, and it has ideas for how to use the proceeds

AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. CEO Adam Aron has a plan to address the movie theater chain’s pandemic-induced financial obligations and back rent: Issue as many as 500 million shares and use proceeds to buy back debt at a discount, or provide t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 2nd, 2021

SAP looks at reopening Bay Area offices while NetApp pushes back to 2022

Governments are lifting restrictions on Silicon Valley offices while still urging them to encourage remote work where possible. Here's a look at the reopening plans of the region's largest tech firms......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 24th, 2021

JPMorgan plans for summer office return for interns as COVID-19 restrictions ease

The major U.S. bank is planning on welcoming back hundreds of interns for when their summer programs kick-off......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 16th, 2021