Uber drivers in Ukraine can earn 25-30 thousand. This was announced by the head of Uber in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe George sokolyanskiy, in an interview to the Economic truth.
“A driver can earn on the platform, Uber is significantly more than the average salary in Ukraine and more than other platforms, because we have more orders. To give you a reference point, the net earnings after Uber’s Commission, after the expenditure could be in the region of 25-30 thousand. This is after all taxes and expenses. What I think is realistic,” he said.
Sokolyanskiy added that the company is not an employer of drivers.
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“In fact, the whole philosophy of Uber is that the driver is the ability to earn money with a flexible schedule, not having labor regulations. We do not talk to drivers when they go on line. You can go out every half hour and just make, when you came out. Therefore, we are not the employer.”
According to him, the company asks drivers to confirm tax registration (legal person or natural person-entrepreneur).
“Then you can work with Uber directly. Some drivers choose the opportunity to work with Uber not directly, but through partners. For example, fleet”, – said sokolyanskiy.
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Earlier it was reported that in 2020, the company Uber is planning an experiment to run in San Diego the food delivery service using drones.
And 7 October 2019 Uber launched a new service helicopter passenger transportation in new York city.
Previously, Uber has launched a new Shuttle bus route in Kiev, which will connect the South Borschagovka and Bessarabka.
It was also reported that the Uber loss in the 2nd quarter of 2019 reached 5.2 billion dollars, compared with the previous quarter, they grew by five times.
We also learned that Uber will fire 400 marketing professionals, as management seeks to solve problems associated with the slowdown of business.
In may 2019, Uber has attracted more than $ 8 billion in an IPO in new York, which volume was the highest since the IPO of Alibaba in 2014. The company had previously planned to gain from IPO of about $ 10 billion. Prior to the IPO, the company Uber Technologies Inc. said that it would pay drivers around the world $ 300 million.
Note that Uber is a technology company that develops mobile services for travel arrangements, meals and rental bikes. The company provides services in approximately 600 cities in 64 countries. In Ukraine, Uber is present in 2016, available in Kiev, Odessa, Lviv, Dnieper, Kharkov, Zaporozhye and Vinnitsa.