california

  1. Y

    Can I Apply for unemployment and keep driving

    Currently, am barely making 50 to 80 a day driving Uber, can I keep working while waiting for unemployment insurance approval?
  2. Driver Firoz

    Uber & Lyft response to Coronavirus

    Are uber and Lyft doing everything they can for their drivers during the coronavirus? What other solutions will they or should they roll out in the coming days? I want to get your opinions/solutions on how the companies should handle their response to this virus. All I know is they are...
  3. D

    Stolen Identity Help!

    I just received a 1099 in the mail yesterday from a person who is driving with ALL my information including my social security number. The only thing they changed was they added their first name in front of my name. They even spelled my address horribly wrong. I am obviously not going to be...
  4. Charbenji

    New baby paid family leave and uber...

    So I have a new baby coming in the next 3 weeks, my regular full-time job is a Monday-Friday type and I would be entitled to apply for FMLA and receive 6 weeks of California paid family leave at 60% with supplemental PTO from work to make up the difference. Currently I work Uber/Doordash on the...
  5. Charbenji

    The Uber Video Game

    Last year, Financial Times actually created an online game to have players experience the trials and tribulations of being an Uber driver. It's like a choose your own adventure flash like game. You have two difficulties: Easy mode: You're a driver with good credit in San Francisco Hard mode...
  6. 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...
  7. H

    AB 5 TO BE PASSED INTO LAW.- is corrupt lyft!!!! leaving CALIFORNIA???

    This company has caused so many problems in my life!! Making so many people homeless!! Such a corrupt, cheating, sour, greedy, disgusting lying company that I hope goes bankrupt and everyone goes broke, and stocks fail!!! I can't even imagine, how bad it is now!! California State...
  8. Kurt Halfyard

    California's AB-5 BILL (Gig Economy vs. Employees)

    Seems to be a hot button in the US Federal election, even though it is a State Law. California often sets the legislation aspirations for the rest of the Country (and yes, Canada too) - eg. vehicle emissions, cap-and-trade, etc...
  9. M

    Question For Los Angeles Drivers

    Hello Drivers! I'm a uber driver in Michigan and I plan on moving to Los Angeles in October and I was wondering is it worth ubering in LA or should I just find a regular 9-5? I see a bunch of complaints about pay and how it's not worth it. Do you find yourself driving too long/working to hard...
  10. U

    Rideshare driving

    I want to thank all the Rideshare drivers who have complained about being a contract employee. Because of your complaining the flexible work hours that both platforms have provided will be lost forever. We had the freedom to work whenever we wanted to, mark off sick when needed to, take a day...
  11. P

    California Fair Car Rental

    Hi guys. Just wanted to post my experiences with the Fair/Uber program in San Diego, CA. I've been driving my car into the ground (2015 Honda Civic) so I started looking into alternatives. The premise of this program certainly fit the bill but getting to the point I'm at now hasn't been a bed...
  12. LAboy

    UberEats is Dying. hahaha

    i stopped doing UE for a while now, i have been doing grubhub only. and uber wont stop emailling me about all kind of crappy promos. i cant do it anymore its just not paying good, 3$ for a trip are you serious haha doordash and grubhub are takin over the game. i love Uber and their fast...
  13. Lissetti

    Cali Ants Fight Back!!

    Look at what my SF Board is doing! Go @SanFranant!!:biggrin: https://uberpeople.net/threads/i’m-done.316586/ https://uberpeople.net/threads/i-have-been-contacted-by-sf-chroncile.317210/ Uber drivers prepare to strike over 25 percent cut in wages Kevin Smith PUBLISHED: March 22, 2019 at...
  14. Lissetti

    CALIFORNIA LOVE

    As many of you know I have spent several weeks in every state in the continental U.S. as a long haul semi trucker. Outside of my native state of New York, I will have to say I consider California to be one of my second favorite states. Beautiful landscapes, good food, diversity and...
  15. Single Malt

    Self-driving car startup Zoox gets permit to transport passengers in California

    https://techcrunch.com/2018/12/21/self-driving-car-startup-zoox-gets-permit-to-transport-passengers-in-california/
  16. BurgerTiime

    Waymo has been granted the first permit to start fully autonomous rides

    Full story: https://www.cnbc.com/amp/2018/10/30/waymo-can-now-test-driverless-cars-on-public-roads-in-california.html Waymo, which is preparing to launch the first driverless ride-hailing program in the U.S., has become the first company approved to test autonomous vehicles without safety...
  17. uberwiz

    Dash Cam Question and Advice

    Buenas Noches The more and more I continue to drive the more I say to myself that I need to get a dash cam for obvious reasons. I haven’t had any serious issues come about as of yet, but after watching countless YouTube videos and also hearing all the freaking horror stories all is drivers deal...
  18. E

    Boost/Quest Poll and Screenshot

    Is this normal for San Diego, CA?
  19. uberguyoc

    2018 Insurance - California

    I'm a newbie and having a hell of time finding Rideshare insurance that isn't a total rip off. Can anyone give me and others advice on getting insured for Uber in California (I'm in Orange County). P.S. I've been insured by 20th Century for 31 years (since I was 16) but they don't offer...
  20. Bbonez

    Sign the petition?

    Hello, Everytime I open the driver app Uber is asking me to sign this petition. I assume it is only asking us drivers in CA. I do want to be a TRUE independent contractor not an employee. Will signing this help us drivers who want to be ICs? I also would like more info about each ride before I...
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