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  1. Gargraves

    Globe & Mail editorial on the gig economy

    See today's Globe & Mail editorial, page A10 "Workers of the (gig) world unite!" Editorial says Uber and Lyft drivers should enjoy the same rights as employees. It mentions California's ABC Rule, now in the state Senate, which, if passed, would declare Uber and Lyft drivers to be employees, not...
  2. Hameed

    Uber give birth to new crooks

    Hello, I just want to share an experience with everyone that how uber inspired new crooks like then in the market. I had an interview with a employment agency called ptc recruiting and when I was about to sign the agreement, I noticed that I won't be an employee rather a contractor and I have to...
  3. J

    Lawsuit

    I've been thinking about this a long time. I think I could take down the beast. Until recently, with the new payment breakdown, Uber had won a lawsuit that stated drivers were "independent contractors" and not employees. I know for a fact that Uber has been skimming off the top for as long as...
  4. Maven

    Driver Benefits

    If drivers like you were represented then what should our Union demand from Uber? I'd like to see: Increased pay. Uber cut decreased from 25% to 20% and drivers get a percentage of the booking fee. Tipping feature on rider-App Limit number of drivers (or rider-to-driver ratio) in a city so...
  5. D

    uber worker's compensation claim

    So i came across some information that might be useful. In the state of Florida, there is an attorney handling Uber driver claims. They currently have 3 clients all claiming injuries while driving for uber. They filed claims under florida worker's compensation laws. Now as you all know...
  6. D Town

    Uber expands driver tracking program to 11 U.S.

    Marketplace Tech for Friday, July 1, 2016 http://www.marketplace.org/shows/marketplace-tech/marketplace-tech-friday-july-1-2016 Five months ago, Uber announced a pilot program where it would use the gyroscopes in each of its drivers’ smartphones to detect various metrics about the driving...
  7. M

    O'Conner vs UBER update

    http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/sns-wp-blm-uber-a4631fc0-1944-11e6-971a-dadf9ab18869-20160513-story.htmlhtml
  8. G

    Undocumented Changes in Pay the Day After Working

    Really frustrating that we are not considered real employees, I don't care about benefits, but the reason it's bad is because they are not legally bound to keep records of our pay, so if there is a discrepancy (as there is in mine right now!) then what recourse do we have to get it figured out...
  9. E

    Governor's Transportation Conference tomorrow

    Will Employee Rights for ride-hail drivers be a topic at the VB Convention Center tomorrow?
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