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Uber drivers eligible for 14 days paid sick leave for COVID-19

VANCOUVER — Uber drivers who are diagnosed with COVID-19 or are placed in quarantine by a public health authority will have 14 days of paid sick leave, the company announced Saturday. The policy is already in place in “some markets,” according to a statement the company sent CTV News on Saturday. The company said it […]

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Another 1,000 truck drivers lost their jobs in November, and it’s a chilling sign for the economy

truck driver The trucking industry has been in a recession in 2019. Small trucking companies and owner-operators (truck drivers who work for themselves) have been hardest hit. After an uptick of 700 trucking payrolls in October, the industry slashed another 1,000 jobs in November, according to the monthly jobs report released by the federal government.  […]

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