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  1. Los Angeles & Orange County
    Newsy is looking to interview full-time and/or part-time gig workers for a story on the benefits that are set to expire at the end of the year unless Congress passes another stimulus. Can be rideshare drivers, delivery drivers, etc. Please email me at [email protected] if you're available...
  2. Washington DC
    Newsy is looking to speak with full-time and/or part-time gig workers who have relied on the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance during the pandemic. This is for a story on the programs that are set to expire at the end of the year if Congress doesn't pass another deal, and what that could mean for...
  3. Advice
    I should be receiving PUA in Virginia but VEC found earnings from my pre-retirement job and started paying me "regular" unemployment insurance. After eight weeks they realized their mistake and now it is going on four months to fix it. I need to hear from someone getting PUA in Virginia. Is...
  4. Miami
    Hi, I have been driving very less since March 15, i tried multiple times with Connect system with no avail. Recently i got through and got approved to apply for certain weeks, i still have to be backdated to the weeks where i didn't work at all. I started working again since June 10, because i...
  5. Washington DC
    Lots of news agencies reporting on this since this broke today... But Baltimore Sun did a decent job of summarizing the bill. On Wednesday, Hogan said the state submitted an application to the Federal Emergency Management Administration, or FEMA, for a grant that would pay $300 in extra...
  6. Advice
    The $600 a week is over, as we have passed the July 25 date. My question is this: With Congress and the Senate negotiating a new amount for the FPUC enhanced weekly benefit, do you think that when they do agree with something and pass it into law that it will be retroactive? So let me give you...
  7. Portland
    I was denied regular unemployment and want to know if anyone is receiving PUA? Or experiences with this? I am 13 weeks waiting and would appreciate hearing your feedback.
  8. Seattle
    Opening this thread to share info on obtaining unemployment benefits. I seem to remember a few years ago that a few drivers in another state applied for, and received, unemployment benefits. Has any driver had that experience here in WA?
  9. New Jersey
    This should be fun as I know this subject will open a can of worms... So I always did Uber and Lyft to supplement my income from my full time job. Well recently I was laid off that full time position and obviously I qualified for unemployment. Now knowing the history of Uber and Unemployment...
  10. Advice
    The attached PDF file is part of the materials that Barbara Ann Berwick provides in her "Ridesharing School" to teach other Uber drivers how to be classified as an employee in California by the Employment Development Department or the Division Of Industrial Relations. Such a classification can...
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