September 16, 2018 9:30 am

Uber drivers frustrated over glitch that has delayed payments

The Uber app is shown on an iPad in Baltimore on March 20, 2018.

THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Patrick Semansky
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Drivers for the ride-hailing company Uber are frustrated over a glitch that is keeping them from being paid immediately.

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The Mercury News of San Jose reports San Francisco-based Uber was still working on Saturday to fix a problem that was reported Friday.

An Uber spokesperson said the company has identified an issue with its “Instant Pay” feature and that drivers will be paid. Instant Pay allows drivers to be paid immediately for rides.

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The news organization reports the Uber spokesperson declined further comment. It’s not known what caused the issue, when it began or how many drivers were affected.

Meanwhile, frustrated and angry drivers are taking to social media, saying that they don’t like working for free or that they need the instant payouts for gas.

© 2018 The Canadian Press

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