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New York must pay Uber and Lyft drivers unemployment benefits after an 'inexcusable delay,' a federal judge ruled (UBER, LYFT)

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New York must pay Uber and Lyft drivers unemployment benefits after an 'inexcusable delay,' a federal judge ruled (UBER, LYFT)· A federal judge in New York ruled Tuesday that the state must quickly pay unemployment benefits to Uber and Lyft drivers, earlier reported by The New York Times.
· Drivers and an advocacy group sued the state, saying it was taking too long to pay drivers, and Tuesday's ruling requires the state to clear its backlog within 45...
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News video: New York State Residents Eligible For Additional Unemployment Benefits

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New York state residents are eligible for an additional 20 weeks of unemployment benefits under an extended benefits program.

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