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LAPID FILES BILL PROTECTING DELIVERY RIDERS

Senator Lito Lapid has filed a bill that seeks to protect delivery riders and drivers against unjustified cancellation of orders or “no show” customers. These fraudulent acts result in a waste of time, effort, and money on the part of the delivery riders or drivers. What aggravates the situation is that some of these canceling […]

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AYUDA FOR TRIKE DRIVERS, DELIVERY RIDERS URGED

Citing the urgency in providing the much-needed aid to all those affected in the transport sector, Senator Win Gatchalian called out the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and local government units (LGUs) to act with dispatch on the release and distribution of fuel subsidies to the 113,000 tricycle drivers and delivery services who are among the […]

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PROTECT RIDERS FROM RUDE CUSTOMERS – GATCHALIAN

Senator Win Gatchalian said if we want to protect delivery riders from fake bookings and hoax orders, we should also protect them from rude customers. Gatchalian made the call in the wake of a video that went viral over the internet of a food delivery rider who was assaulted by a customer for having no […]

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BILL AGAINST FAKE DELIVERY ORDERS GETS SENATE OK

Delivery riders and drivers would soon be protected from shelling out money from their own pockets to pay for canceled bookings or hoax orders. The Senate approved on third and final reading Senate Bill No. 2302, also known as An Act Providing Measures to Protect Individuals Engaged in Food, Grocery and Pharmacy Delivery Services. The […]

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LAPID: DELIVERY RIDERS SHOULD BE REIMBURSED FOR CANCELLED ORDERS

Senator Lito Lapid has filed a bill which seeks to provide protection to delivery riders/drivers, by requiring food and grocery delivery service providers to establish a mandatory reimbursement scheme for cancelled orders. For months now, since the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, most people have been confined to their homes to avoid crowded […]