To try to make chauffeurs and rides feel comfy with ride-hailing again, despite the perseverance of Covid-19 in the U.S, Lyft made it a requirement for riders and chauffeurs to wear a mask during journeys starting in May, and after that started to disperse masks and hand sanitizer to chauffeurs. The ride-hailing business asked for a quick stay during the appeals procedure, and now have up until August 20 to make this change.Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said in an interview with MSNBC Wednesday that the company might have to stop service in California if the court does not overturn the ruling.Lyft and Uber are dealing with numerous lawsuits in the U.S. over supposed misclassification of motorists and wage theft. Talking to drivers, Dubal found that they extremely desired worker benefits, even as they feared how business (consisting of Uber, Lyft and others) may act as employers.This story is establishing.
A tourist wearing a protective mask waits to put a suitcase in the back of ride-sharing cars and truck displaying Lyft signage at San Francisco International Airport on Monday, May 4, 2020. Paul Morris