New York Uber and Lyft drivers win battle for unemployment insurance benefits

Unemployment insurance benefits - Uber and Lyft drivers

The ride hailing drivers sued the state in May and a federal judge has now ruled in their favor. Lyft and Uber drivers recently won the right to receive unemployment insurance benefits immediately. The ruling was made by a federal judge who determined that the New York Department of Labor had taken too long to issue payments. The ruling was made by U.S. District Judge LaShann DeArcy Hall in Brooklyn this week. The judge cited a backlog of claims was occurring from ride-hail drivers who sued New York state in…

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Allstate insurance roadside assistance selected for Lyft drivers

allstate auto insurance

The insurer’s services have now been chosen to assist drivers from this large rideshare program. Rideshare company, Lyft, has now selected the roadside assistance program from Allstate Insurance to help to provide its drivers with protection, as an additional feature for motorists who will be using their cars to transport customers from point A to point B. Drivers will now be receiving Allstate Roadside Services (ARS), as a part of its advantages for working with Lyft. Allstate Insurance offers one of the leading programs for roadside assistance through its ARS…

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