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A Lyft driver places a company emblem on his dashboard Jan. 31, in San Francisco. Lyft announced it's offering education benefits, a move aimed at recruiting and retaining drivers in its competition with Uber. Kelly Sullivan/Getty Images for Lyft hide caption

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In Effort To Court Drivers, Lyft Offering Education Discounts

Lyft is offering education benefits, a move aimed at recruiting and retaining drivers in its competition with Uber. But it raises a question about what these companies owe their workforces.

A Lyft driver places a company emblem on his dashboard Jan. 31, in San Francisco. Lyft announced it's offering education benefits, a move aimed at recruiting and retaining drivers in its competition with Uber. Kelly Sullivan/Getty Images for Lyft hide caption

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In Effort To Court Drivers, Lyft Offering Education Discounts

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Australia had a particularly hard flu season this year, which may predict similar challenges for the U.S. Pascal Pochard-Casabianca/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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