Post Profile

14,000 Uber, Lyft Drivers Come Out In Support Of Unionizing

Nearly 14,000 drivers working for Uber, Lyft, and other ride-share app companies have signed union cards, a major show of support in the uphill battle for recognition and leverage as employees. Drivers rallied outside the Taxi and Limousine Commission office in Long Island City yesterday, calling for the agency to schedule a union election. The TLC says that's not its role. [ more › ]
read more


Related Posts

Uber and Lyft drivers can now form unions in Seattle

Vehicles / Automotive Industry News : Autoblog

The Seattle City Council voted unanimously to allow drivers for ridesharing apps to unionize, but the measure could face legal hurdles soon. Continue reading Uber and Lyft drivers can now form unions in Seattle Uber and Lyft drivers...

Uber & Lyft agree to insure drivers in-between rides in California

Technology : Venture Beat

Transportation startups Uber and Lyft today announced support for bill AB 2293, a measure which will require “ridesharing” companies to insure drivers as soon as they log into a ridesharing app to pick up passengers. Uber and Lyft h...

As Uber Drivers Move to Unionize, Company Dismisses Complaints

United States / Seattle : Slog

At a packed forum at the Yesler Community Center on April 13, nearly 250 drivers for rideshare company Uber signed "Show of Interest" cards handed out by Teamsters Local 117. Current and former UberBlack drivers organized the event,...

Uber Offering Lyft Drivers Free $50 In Gas, Signing Perks To Switch Teams

Technology : TechCrunch: Enterprise

Uber is offering Lyft drivers several perks to entice them away from the ride sharing service and into Uber’s employ. The perks include a $50 gas card just to stop by Uber HQ in San Francisco, and signing bonuses if they choose to a...

Uber Strikes Back, Claiming Lyft Employees Canceled Nearly 13,000 Rides

Technology : TechCrunch: Enterprise

The war of words between Lyft and Uber continues to escalate. Following allegations that its drivers and employees were regularly hailing and canceling rides that they booked on its competitor’s service, Uber issued a statement clai...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC