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  1. MHR

    Federal judge tosses Uber lawsuit Challenging AB5

    © Yalonda M. James / The Chronicle From a staging area, Uber driver Omer Iltas, 43, of San Mateo, prepares to pick up a customer at the San Francisco International Airport in August. Uber had filed a lawsuit to block a law that would turn drivers into employees; the lawsuit was dismissed Friday...
  2. Kurt Halfyard

    "PRIORITY MODE" [LYFT]

    I see that PRIORITY MODE has a lower RATE CARD. This is a BULLSHIT move - Stay Busy, Earn Less, Work Harder for Less. https://www.lyft.com/hub/posts/priority-mode CURRENTLY IN 'SOFT LAUNCH' in Toronto, Miami & Austin Markets.
  3. Y

    Let’s organize protest in Los Angeles against ab5

    Hi Uber drivers, I earn 20/h revenue and 1000 clean a week, I go to school and never asked this @@@@ Lorena Gonzalez to represent me. I never asked to be an employee. Now in the middle of the pandemic, and Pua is cut. This assembly woman doesn’t give a shit about Uber drivers she just want labor...
  4. Y

    Uber drivers Let’s organize protest in Los Angeles

    Hi Uber drivers, Are you going to stay silent when you are gonna lose your job in the middle of the pandemic. Lorena Gonzalez the assembly’s woman earn about 200000 a year, she doesn’t give a shit about Uber drivers, she just wants labor union support. I was earning 20/h as a revenue and 1000...
  5. Filipino858

    Uber / Lyft Final Moments In California

    I know this discussion has been talked about quite extensively. Potential California shutdown. To pay homage to Uber & Lyft, I find this song appropriate, especially the lyric “I traveled each and every highway, but more, much more than this, I did it my way...”
  6. MHR

    Rideshare Drivers Staged Caravan Protest

    https://techcrunch.com/2020/05/11/rideshare-drivers-stage-caravan-protest-over-ubers-labor-practices/ Photo: Courtesy Andy Dufresne A caravan of protesters surround Uber San Francisco headquarters on Monday, May 11, 2020 to protest working conditions for the company's drivers. Around...
  7. Noahs_Ark24

    Unemployment Crack Slipping

    Just to be clear, in all 50 states...nothing has been implemented to accommodate for self employed/gig economy workers for unemployment. NONE. Some of these posts that are claiming to receive benefits appear to have slipped through the cracks of the system for now, but I assure you 99% of you...
  8. Nina2

    AB5 and millage deduction on 2019 taxes

    Can you still deduct the millage in California on your 2019 taxes or does AB5 affect millage deduction
  9. Roadster4

    202-224-3121,Calls to shape The Future of Rideshare!

    Did you know you can call your Senator in Washington at 202-224-3121 and ask them what you expect from them to do in regards to Rideshare? Did you know you can outline what’s important to YOU directly to your elected official? Did you know you can let them know that you will only vote for them...
  10. Roadster4

    202-224-3121, Calls to shape The Future of Rideshare!

    Did you know you can call your Senator in Washington at 202-224-3121 and ask them what you expect from them to do in regards to Rideshare? Did you know you can outline what’s important to YOU directly to your elected official? Did you know you can let them know that you will only vote for them...
  11. Roadster4

    202-224-312, Calls to shape The Future of Rideshare!

    Did you know you can call your Senator in Washington at 202-224-3121 and ask them what you expect from them to do in regards to Rideshare? Did you know you can outline what’s important to YOU directly to your elected official? Did you know you can let them know that you will only vote for them...
  12. Cold Fusion

    Federal Judge ruled granting a preliminary Injunction against AB5

    “We are encouraged by the ruling,” said a person familiar with the case at Uber, at the time of the California state ruling. “It demonstrates that the drafting of AB 5 was ‘ill-conceived’ and we believe contains serious legal flaws.”...
  13. Cold Fusion

    U & L drivers “could” become employees with this law: 10 things to know

    https://www.cnet.com/news/uber-and-lyft-drivers-could-become-employees-with-this-law-10-things-to-know/ The law is set to kick off on Jan. 1, 2020. But, here's the rub: it's unclear how it will all play out. Lyft has said AB 5 doesn't automatically reclassify drivers as employees; a company...
  14. Cold Fusion

    How a law aimed at Uber and Lyft is hurting freelance writers

    Dec. 19, 2019 at 3:09 p.m. EST In September, the left-leaning media website Vox.com ran a triumphant headline about a bill that had just passed the California legislature: “Gig workers’ win in California is a victory for workers everywhere.” Assembly Bill 5, or AB5, would go into effect on Jan...
  15. Cold Fusion

    OOIDA: We don’t support California AB5

    NOVEMBER 18, 2019 The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association reached out to its members on Monday, Nov. 18, to clarify its position on a controversial California worker classification law. In a letter to its membership, OOIDA made clear that it never supported California’s Assembly Bill...
  16. mrpjfresh

    California Targets Gogo Grandparents

    https://www.sfchronicle.com/business/amp/Hotline-helping-seniors-get-Uber-Lyft-rides-14834964.php Hotline helping seniors get Uber, Lyft rides challenged by California regulators Carolyn Said | on November 14, 2019 All Justin Boogaard wanted was to help his grandmother order an Uber ride...
  17. Cold Fusion

    Owner-operator truck drivers in California plan PROTEST over AB5

    https://www.uber.com/newsroom/ab5-update/ 1568240792 Truck owner-operators in California are planning protests this week over the Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) signed into law in September by California Governor Gavin Newsom, according to flyers on social media sites and local news reports. Drivers...
  18. Cold Fusion

    Uber and Lyft Fight a Law They Say Doesn't Apply to Them

    TRANSPORTATION 10.31.2019 08:06 PM https://www.wired.com/story/uber-lyft-fight-law-say-doesnt-apply/ The companies and their supporters are pitching the initiative as a “compromise” that would create a third employment classification requiring Uber, Lyft, and their ilk to give drivers more...
  19. J

    Rideshare Drivers United talks with TWU

    I read on Twitter yesterday that RDU has begun talks with TWU. Has anyone received any correspondence regarding this? I signed up with them in June and have yet to receive one SMS from them. I am wondering how decisions like this are being made. This will not only affect CA drivers post AB5 but...
  20. Cold Fusion

    Uber, Lyft Drivers Torn as California Law Could Reclassify Them

    https://www.wsj.com/articles/uber-lyft-drivers-torn-as-california-law-could-reclassify-them-11569063601 In a survey of more than 500 Uber and Lyft drivers this month, about 70% reported being “extremely” or “very” satisfied with their experience on the platform, according to RBC Capital...
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