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Ford rolls out 1-year return policy for car buyers amid COVID-19 uncertainty

Just a little extra piece of mind for new Ford owners.


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Buying a new car likely isn’t a priority as economic uncertainty begins to bake in amid the coronavirus era, but Ford’s latest program hopes to lay some of those fears to rest.

Titled the Ford Promise, the US automaker said on Monday it will allow new car buyers and lessees who finance through Ford Credit to return a vehicle with no strings attached in the event they lose their job. No, buyers won’t be guaranteed a full refund, but they will have a burden of debt taken

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Uber switches course, adds drivers with preexisting conditions to sick leave policy

Uber drivers and delivery people are considered “essential” workers, meaning they can continue to work even as the coronavirus spreads.


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Zachary Frenette, 29, was diagnosed with HIV ten years ago. He takes medicine every day and has gotten used to being immunocompromised from the disease. But since the novel coronavirus has taken over life across the US, he’s had to be extra careful. And because he’s a fulltime Uber driver, that’s made things difficult.

“The COVID-19 virus attacks your immune system and

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Lyft quietly adjusts its coronavirus sick pay policy for drivers

Lyft drivers with COVID-19 say they’re having a hard time getting promised sick leave.


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Ben S. stopped driving for Lyft in mid-March. He was worried about his dad, who had a heart condition. A handful of stent surgeries held his condition in check, but since contracting COVID-19, he wasn’t doing well.

“His heart rate was up to 90, sometimes it got up to 110 or higher,” said Ben, who didn’t want his full name used out of fear of stigma. As

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