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  1. Fargle

    Unemployment for medical reasons

    I know someone who obtains all of her income from driving for Uber and will be going in for surgery that will keep her from driving for about six to eight weeks. Can unemployment insurance be claimed on this? The person in question lives in Washington state.
  2. TheHotness

    Unemployment knowledge

    This should be fun as I know this subject will open a can of worms... So I always did Uber and Lyft to supplement my income from my full time job. Well recently I was laid off that full time position and obviously I qualified for unemployment. Now knowing the history of Uber and Unemployment...
  3. BurgerTiime

    There’s is 6.7 million jobs available more than workers and Uber is pushing down wages

    http://money.cnn.com/2018/06/05/news/economy/job-openings-unemployed-workers/index.html By Lydia DePillis June 5, 2018: 7:06 PM ET Want more evidence that America's economy needs more workers? For the first time in at least 20 years, there are now more job openings than there are people...
  4. Beepbeep41

    Taxi Drivers Also Claim Benefits

    After much investigation and asking around I was able to confirm that the majority of Taxi drivers were also on benefits like unemployment, sickness and family benefits. The reason Taxi driving appealed to drivers over Uber was the mare fact they were payed in cash at the end of each shift. All...
  5. BurgerTiime

    Ex-Uber employees are having a tough time getting a job with Uber on their resume'

    http://www.humanresourcesonline.net/working-for-uber-is-jeopardising-peoples-careers/ More bad news for Uber. In Hong Kong, where the company recently opened up a new Causeway Bay office, driving an Uber can now officially get you in trouble with the law. On Friday, five local Uber drivers...
  6. J

    Collecting unemployment while ubering

    I get laid off evey winter and was thinking about driving for uber for part time. I was looking on the Wisconsin unemployment site to see how it works reporting wages. I found a link on the unemployment site saying you don't have to report self employement income. does anyone know if Wisconsin...
  7. ErniesRide

    Unemployment and Uber Answers from "an unemployment manager"

    I've seen several threads regarding unemployment but I've not personally seen anybody with answers about how to report Uber income while receiving unemployment. I've called my unemployment office today and after enduring the worst run-around and hold music, I spoke to a woman who gave me...
  8. espizarro83

    Looks like many of us will return to the world of unemployment soon

    I have checked in many sites and the number of people leaving Uber thanks to Travis' relationship with Trump as well as yesterday's incident is growing fast. Where I do Uber there is no Lyft, and at the time I have no other job. Most of the best rides I do are from tourists, so I expect this...
  9. Alman

    Unemployment vs uber

    I have a full time job and and get laid off every winter and collect unemployment. Is it worth driving for uber during my layoff. From what I understand they keep 2/3 of your earnings and deduct that unemployment. and if I do drive what do I report for earnings. my deposit will be one price...
  10. GardenStateUber

    Can driving Uber part-time prevent me from collecting unemployment?

    Nearly $90k of my $95k income came from my full-time job and I was just laid-off following our company being sold. Now the NY unemployment office is saying that since I was driving Uber too, I may not be eligible to collect any unemployment because I have another job. Does this sound right...
  11. M

    Connecting with drivers to share there story

    Hey everyone, I work for a progressive Think Tank in Washington, DC. We are releasing recommendations for reform of the unemployment insurance system, which includes the creation of a job seekers allowance that would extend benefits to individuals who have not traditionally been able to access...
  12. W

    Claiming Unemployment Benefits while Driving for Uner/Lyft

    Has anyone done this? I am claiming NJ unemployment now but will be starting Lyft next week. Should I stop claiming, or tell them I am doing self-employment work? I don't want to break any laws, but I don't want to leave any money on the table either.
  13. Phasmatrope

    Declaring earnings to unemployment: do you list Lyft/Uber's cut?

    Hey guys, this is a question for any of you who might doing Lyft/Uber after leaving a full-time job, applied for Unemployment, and are now having to declare your earnings for Lyft/Uber each week. I've only been doing Lyft for about 2 weeks, and now have a form to submit to the Unemployment/EDD...
  14. drive&survive

    Deactivated? you might be entitled to unemployment benefit.

    So here is what happened in San Deigo, CA http://fortune.com/2016/03/04/uber-driver-unemployment/ Another blow for Youber, and I'm liking it.
  15. BurgerTiime

    Another Uber Driver Awarded Unemployment Benefits

    Article link: http://www.sfweekly.com/thesnitch/2016/03/04/uber-driver-awarded-unemployment-benefits-first-known-case-in-state
  16. A

    Complex Tax/Unemployment Benefits Question... Need help!

    Hey guys, I am applying for unemployment after quitting Uber. I already filed the claim, but now I have to report income and give the 1099s. The problem is that I worked for 2 fleet owners and then for a short while I was leasing a car and was getting paid directly from Uber instead of by the...
  17. Jacobb

    Doing Uber while on temporary layoff

    So I started driving with Uber about a week ago, and I just found out that I will be on a seasonal layoff for my job. I was wondering if I could still drive with Uber, even though I was collecting 70% of unemployment. I have hadn't had any success in finding an answer.