A driver and passenger wearing protective masks exit the ride sharing pickup area in a car displaying Uber Technologies signage at San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Monday, May 4, 2020. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Leonardo Diaz is in a tough spot.
Diaz, a driver for Uber and Lyft, has been unemployed for more than two months.
The 51-year-old hasn’t picked up riders for fear of contracting Covid-19 and, in turn, infecting his family.
But Diaz, a Los Angeles resident, is also afraid to apply for unemployment benefits, as nearly 39 million