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Lyft Is Selling — But Not Providing — Masks and Sanitizer to Drivers

The company can’t easily give away materials without conceding that its drivers are employees

A Lyft/Uber driver wearing a surgical mask and gloves pauses in his car, holding his hands together.
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Lyft has launched a marketplace where drivers on the front lines of the pandemic can buy personal protective equipment (PPE) such as hand sanitizer spray and face masks. The shopping hub, known…




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Sarah Emerson

Sarah Emerson

Staff writer at OneZero covering social platforms, internet communities, and the spread of misinformation online. Previously: VICE

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