Uber has announced that it will compensate all it’s drivers who are affected by the corona virus disease.
Following the above information, uber has released details about how it will compensate drivers who are affected by covid-19.
It is very important to know that our drivers are one of the most vulnerable as the virus spread due to the social nature of their job.
- The driver must have completed one trip in the 30 days before March 6 and be diagnosed with COVID-19, be placed in quarantine, asked to self-isolate by a health authority, or have their account restricted because Uber was notified of a diagnosis or exposure.
- Uber will use the average daily rate a driver has earned in the last six months, or since their first trip if they signed up more recently. Rates will vary per country.
- For example, a San Francisco driver who earned on average $28.57 per day will get up to $400, while one who earned $121.42 per day will get up to $1,700.
- Drivers will have 30 days since diagnosis or quarantine date to file a claim online and will be eligible for up to 14 days of compensation.
- This will not apply in the case of a citywide shutdown of the service.
Uber drivers are hereby advised to obey and to practice the preventive measures as they are working.