Because of the coronavirus pandemic and its effect on the restaurant industry, Uber Eats is deferring delivery expenses for more than 100,000 independent restaurants over the US and Canada. It’s the most recent move by gig-economy businesses like Uber, Lyft, and Grubhub to help lighten some of the financial difficulties that the coronavirus flare-up presents.
Uber Eats is additionally propelling daily marketing campaigns to promote delivery from local restaurants, particularly those that are new to the application. It will permit restaurants of all sizes to select into everyday payments on all Uber Eats orders, instead of weekly billing, and it has submitted 300,000 free meals on Uber Eats to first responders and healthcare workers in the US and Canada.
Uber Eats, alongside other delivery services like Instacart, Grubhub, Postmates, and Seamless, have been urging clients to select no-contact delivery. Both Grubhub and Seamless have briefly suspended commission charges for independent restaurants, also.
Prior today, Uber declared that it will offer two weeks of pay to drivers and delivery individuals who test positive for COVID-19 and the individuals who are compelled to quarantine. The organization likewise says that it’s providing them with sanitization products as far as possible the spread of the infection.
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