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Lyft sparks uproar after opening store to sell masks to its drivers – The Guardian

Move has enraged drivers and labor organizers who say company should provide protective gear free to workers

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The ride-hailing platform Lyft has opened an online store to sell masks and other protective gear as the Covid-19 pandemic intensifies, enraging drivers and labor organizers who say the company should be providing these free.
The tech companys move to sell drivers protective gear rather than provide itresurfaces the debate of whether drivers are employees or independent contractors, and to what extent the tech giants carry responsibility for the work conditions of gig workers.
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