Uber, Lyft drivers would qualify for unemployment insurance after coronavirus stimulus bill

Originally published at: Uber, Lyft drivers would qualify for unemployment insurance after coronavirus stimulus bill

The Senate’s $2 trillion coronavirus economic bailout bill will make every Uber and Lyft driver, whose livelihood has been affected during the pandemic, smile again. There is hope for them all because a provision in the Senate’s coronavirus stimulus bill, under a section called Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, makes contractors, freelancers, and other self-employed workers eligible…