Grab, the ride-hailing company out of the Philippines, recently announced they will move ahead with deactivating 8,000 drivers on their platform who weren't accredited. The company did say they would like any drivers who are deactivated to reapply and join the platform again.
In a statement, Grab said it will only be following the order of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to deactivate "colorum" or illegal units.
"We encourage all TNVS (transport network vehicle services) that will be affected to apply anew, as 10,000 new TNVS slots will be opened," said the company.
"Grab is also open to assist them if they want to explore other options in the platform," it added.
The drivers who will be deactivated, along with new applicants, will be accommodated under the Grab TNVS Assistance Program.
The company said deactivated drivers and new applicants can go to Matrix Creation Events Venue at 11 Malakas Street, Diliman, Quezon City, on the following dates:
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