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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

: 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 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 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

The omnibus spending bill Congress passed includes unexpected provisions like $2 billion for the Space Force, $35 million in sexual-abstinence programs, and a tax break for racehorse owners

Congress passed a $1.4 trillion spending bill and a $900 billion COVID-19 stimulus plan on Monday following months of back-and-forth negotiati.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytDec 22nd, 2020

Column: After denying their drivers employee status, Uber and Lyft call them "essential"

After spending mi.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesDec 15th, 2020

Uber may ban riders and drivers for these Covid-19 violations

Uber unveiled new Covid-19 requirements for riders and drivers starting May 18, along with a $750 million debt offering meant to help support strategic investments and potential acquisitions......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 13th, 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

Uber says it has paid out $3 million to drivers and delivery workers in the US through its coronavirus sick pay program (UBER)

Reuters Uber has paid $3 million in coronavirus sick pay to US drivers and delivery workers, a spokeswoman told Business Insider. But drivers have found it nearly impossible to qualify for financial assistance from the company and hav.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 7th, 2020

Allstate, American Family Insurance, Liberty Mutual to return millions in auto premiums as drivers hit the road less during coronavirus

Allstate and American Family Insurance will give policyholders millions of dollars back because of a drop in claims during the c.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 7th, 2020

Insurers return $800M in premiums as drivers stay home

Two insurers -- Allstate and American Family Insurance -- announced Monday they will give back about $800 million to their auto insurance customers because people are driving far less during the coronavirus crisis......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 7th, 2020

Allstate, American Family Insurance to return millions in auto premiums as drivers hit the road less during coronavirus

Allstate and American Family Insurance will give policyholders millions of dollars back because of a drop in claims during the c.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 7th, 2020

Uber promised to pay drivers who couldn"t work because of the coronavirus. But drivers say Uber has been closing their accounts after they seek sick pay, and then ignoring or rejecting their claims. (UBER)

REUTERS/Brian Snyder Uber promised financial assistance to drivers forced off the road by the coronavirus, but even some who appear to meet its strict eligibility criteria have been unable t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 1st, 2020

Facebook plans to spend $100 million on aid for news outlets affected by the coronavirus

The move comes as advertisers cut back on spending in the age of COVID-19 .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 30th, 2020

12,000-SF mountain home with gorgeous lists for $4.5M (Photos)

Less than an hour from central Denver is a mansion freshly back on the market with an asking price of $4.5 million. Located at 6610 Rabbit Mountain Road northwest of Longmont, this 12,271-square-foot home features six bedrooms and nine bathrooms and si.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 13th, 2020

County to take bids on $5 million road improvement project south of Sacramento

The Sacramento County Board of Supervisors last week approved a $5 million project that will make 47th Avenue south of Sacramento a safer, more pleasant experience for drivers, pedestrians and cyclists......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 3rd, 2020

Luxury Oakwood home hits market for $1.75 million

A luxury home located in the heart of Oakwood has hit the market for $1.75 million. The estate, located at 78 Park Road, has 8,814 square feet of living space and sits on 3.68 acres. The house dates back to 1920 and features six bedrooms and 10 bathr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 11th, 2020

Uber"s CEO is spending millions on shares as Travis Kalanick cashes out (UBER)

Jerod Harris/Getty Images for Fortune Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi spent $6.7 million on shares of the comp.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 21st, 2019

New Jersey says Uber owes it over $640 million in taxes and fines for misclassifying drivers as independent workers (UBER)

Richard Drew/AP New Jersey is seeking more than $640 million in taxes and penalties.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 14th, 2019

This analysis of 40 million Uber rides reveals exactly how much people tip — and whether men or women are more generous

A group of economists also found that male and female drivers are not tipped at the same rate......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 25th, 2019