Because the amount of money that Uber drivers make varies so widely, Uber will base the financial assistance on a driver’s average daily earnings over the last six months. If they haven’t been driving for six months, Uber will average their earnings between their start date and March 6th. For instance, if a driver was making $28.57 per day, they’ll receive $400. If they were earning $121.42 per day, they’ll receive $1700.
“We believe this policy lets us fairly support both people who use the platform once in a while to supplement their income, as well as those who primarily rely on our platform to pay their bills,” Uber wrote in a press release.
Because the situation is evolving so rapidly, this policy is effective until April 6th, at which time Uber says it will reassess the situation. If Uber