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Uber and Lyft asked Congress to bail out their drivers. Now they can’t get enough drivers to come back to work. (UBER, LYFT)

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Uber and Lyft have some good news ahead: Riders in the United States are expected to flock back to the ride-hailing apps soon as COVID-19 cases wane due to increased vaccinations. The bad news is there doesn’t seem to be enough drivers yet to pick them up.

In recent weeks, the app companies have been scrambling to rebuild their gig-economy workforce to meet an expected windfall of returning customers. But as Uber and Lyft pull out the stops to appeal to drivers, they’re encountering a very different labor market than before.

Drivers dropped off the details ⇒

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