Ouch for Uber!
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Hundreds of drivers for the internet based ride-hailing firm Uber drove through Brazil’s largest cities on Monday to protest legislation that would...
Uber has chosen failure, perhaps due to ignorance. Brazil is a highly politicized, economically unfree society, with lots of special interests groups (from taxi drivers to car companies — they all exist in the middle of a strong web of powerful political interests). Disruptive businesses such as...
Great news! :) If you live in Brazil, elsewhere not so much :(
Will the successful arguments used in Brazil work in the USA, Uber's largest market? There have been similar ruling in parallel cases in a few USA jurisdictions, but they have limited scope. A Federal Court ruling is required to...
Uber got back to [Gizmodo] with some figures about Brazil and its cash payment option. These figures include such sobering statistics as, “Of the 50 most violent cities in the world, 21 are in Brazil.” The company also added that over half of the rides in São Paolo’s outer boroughs are paid in...
A Brazilian judge ruled that a driver using the Uber ride-hailing app is an employee of the San Francisco-based company and is entitled to workers' benefits, adding to the global debate over labor rights for drivers on the platform.
Uber said on...
Murders, robberies of drivers in Brazil force Uber to rethink cash strategy
Uber drivers sit in their cars as they wait for passengers in Sao Paulo, Brazil, February 13, 2017.
An Uber driver holds his cell phone showing the queue to pick up passengers departing Guarulhos...
My name is John and i am a UBER-X Driver in Sao Paulo already 6 months and in Brazil less than 1% of drivers speak English.
If you, your friends or family come to São Paulo, please send me email, just put "UBER HELP" in the subject and I will gladly help them .