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  1. Graham Wellington

    Vote for Union?

    Your earnings will go down if you vote for a union unless you're a union boss and control the LAX queue.
  2. SuzeCB

    Questionnaire from NJ Dept. of Labor

    Okay... So today I received, in the mail, a questionnaire from the state of New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, and the questionnaire is a worker classification questionnaire. I tried taking pictures of the cover letter and two-page questionnaire, but the Forum is telling...
  3. BurgerTiime

    Attorney Dennis Herrera today issued subpoenas to Uber and Lyft

    https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/herrera-investigates-uber-lyft-over-driver-pay-and-benefits-300655892.html SAN FRANCISCO, May 29, 2018/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- City Attorney Dennis Herrera today issued subpoenas to Uber and Lyft to turn over records on whether they classify drivers...
  4. BurgerTiime

    California says Uber is classified as a transportation firm and owes back fees!

    State regulator ruling could cost Uber ‘millions http://www.sfexaminer.com/state-regulator-ruling-cost-uber-millions/amp/ State regulators changed how they legally classify ride-hail giant Uber on Thursday, a technical move that may cost the company millions of dollars. The California Public...
  5. workingwa

    Workers' rights meeting - Sunday @ 2

    Hey guys, I'm the online organizer for Working Washington, the statewide workers' rights organization. We're working on getting better rights & benefits in the gig economy and I wanted to let you know about this chance to get involved! On Sunday @ 2 pm, we're holding a meeting for all "gig...
  6. UberAnt39

    Take your kid to work day, Gig economy style.

    Gotta love this gig economy. Just watched father & son (I guess) doing the OnTrac / Flex tag team delivery routine. Dad drives to address, minor son jumps out and runs package to house while Dad drives to next address and gets that package ready, kid runs after truck, gets package off Dad and so...
  7. N

    UK Uber drivers win key employment case

    Uber drivers win key employment case Uber drivers in the UK have won an employment tribunal case which ruled they are workers rather than self-employed. The decision means drivers will be entitled to holiday pay, paid rest breaks and the National Minimum Wage. ... The landmark ruling could...
  8. UberDriverNoMo

    Collective Bargaining App

    I've been pinging developers to produce a collective bargaining app for ride share app drivers. What it would be in essence is a way to give the drivers a collective voice. As long as each driver is an "independent contractor", and things like the rating system remain arbitrary, or the help...