‘We Can’t Take Your Call’: Uber Drivers, Other Gig Workers Struggle For Unemployment

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Shannon Bond
National Public Radio (NPR)
May 19, 2020
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Tags: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Unemployment Insurance

Organizations mentioned/involved: Atlanta Legal Aid Society, National Employment Law Project (NY)


While millions of people who make a living from gig work are now temporarily eligible for unemployment benefits, these workers face especially long waits that are leading to other problems, such as threats of eviction.