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Uber expanded its previously announced policy on sick pay for drivers during the coronavirus pandemic. Now, drivers who test positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus; are personally placed in quarantine or asked to self-isolate by public health officials; or have their Uber accounts suspended as the result of public health advice will be eligible for up to 14 days of paid sick leave, the company said on Sunday. Previously, only drivers who had tested positive for COVID-19 or had been ordered to quarantine qualified to receive paid sick time.

Uber is basing the amount of sick pay a driver receives on their average daily earnings over the last six months. In order to qualify, drivers need to have completed one…

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