More and more Ride-share drivers are stopping their usual driving hours as the threat of the coronavirus increases. Drivers are reportedly wiping down their cars with disinfectant between riders and wearing masks and gloves during rides. More and more report that they aren’t taking rides from airports, and that they are considering stopping taking routes altogether. This is, of course, a decrease in income for them, which is concerning to some. Including Senator Warner (D-VA). Per Senator Warner, “[An] option would be to pay workers their regular average pay independent of whether they are able to meet their average hours worked during this time.”
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