Archive for November 2020

Should You Fly During the Pandemic?

Flight attendant in facial mask protection from covid-19 serves

  According to the NY Times, in spite of the fact that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urged Americans to stay home for Thanksgiving, more than one million people in the United States got on planes. They attribute the high number of travelers to a sense of pandemic fatigue that many people are experiencing. Some…

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Proposition 22

Uber and Lyft ride share drivers

According to The Hill, it’s been a confusing 18 months, for Uber and Lyft drivers in California. First he state legislature passed a law saying that anyone who works in the “sharing economy” would now be treated as a full-time employee and not an independent contractor. Good in some ways, not so good in others.…

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Will this Corona Virus Strategy Make Flying Safer?

man wearing a face mask on an airplane

The airline industry has been hit especially hard by the coronavirus pandemic. Countries across the globe instituted nationwide lockdowns earlier this year and effectively brought air travel to a near standstill.  Airline travel is down 70% as compared with last year. Although things are beginning to open up a bit, jumping on an airplane does…

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