minimum wage

  1. Cold Fusion

    NY Fed: Minimum wage hikes didn't kill jobs Study found that higher pay boosted job numbers for low income workers
  2. 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...
  3. Uber mailman

    How is the NYC minimum wage calculated

    $17.22/hour....after expenses. Sounds simple, right? When does the calculation begin? I keep both apps on until I get a ride. Expenses? I get 24 MPG and last paid $2.41 per gallon. What about the hybrid drivers? Their daily cost for fuel is less than mine. Will someone please explain...
  4. Booberx

    Uber Drivers Make Less Than Minimum Wage

    Just saw this while watching the news and took a pic. He was first talking about how the richest man in the world, Jeff Bezos, pays his workers so poorly that most qualify for welfare subsidized by taxpayers. Then he showed a pic of T.K. and said Fuber does the exact same thing. Glad the...
  5. Karl Marx

    'Bad' Jobs Don't Have to Be That Way
  6. Worstdriverever

    Incase anybody wondering
  7. UsedToBeAPartner

    I HATE Unions......anyone else ready to join?

    I have always considered Unions to be the scourge of the enterprising businessman/woman. However, Uber has somehow managed to skirt every regulation that would require a business person to pay a living wage. No one in any position of power seems willing to step up and force them to do the...
  8. Mista T

    NYC drivers fighting for minimum wage Good luck, boys and girls!
  9. BurgerTiime

    Uber's CEO Perfectly Shut Down Elon Musk's Attack With Just 1 Tweet Uber's CEO Perfectly Shut Down Elon Musk's Attack With Just 1 Tweet The Tesla and SpaceX CEO is not a fan of flying cars, as Dara Khosrowshahi recently learned...
  10. B

    Uber and Lyft drivers' median hourly wage is just $3.37, report finds

    Uber and Lyft drivers' median hourly wage is just $3.37, report finds Majority of drivers make less than minimum wage and many end up losing money, according to study published by MIT Uber and Lyft...
  11. L

    Minimum Wage?? California

    Isn't Uber and Lyft suppose to pay us at least minimum wage even though we're contractors? It seems like we're making less and less and the gas prices are getting higher and higher. Is this legal?
  12. moe786x

    Uber drivers only make £6 a hour..

    No. Work smart not hard, plan ahead think about events, closures, train delays. Yes it's getting harder and now the nights service will improve from TFL But work smart not hard, if every single driver rushes to central London for a job think where less drivers will be? Not bad for a...
  13. Kat.from.New.Jersey

    UberX and Lyft (standard 4 seat) can't ALONE support a NJ resident.. Anyone else struggling like me?

    I'm i m NJ and have degrees. I graduated with a 4.98. I can not find a job. I had a few contract jobs after college, and I bartended while in college, but my body is really screwed up from all the heavy lifting and being on concrete floors for 10 to 15 hrs a day. I have 2 herniated disks, bone...
  14. Maven

    Employee or Contractor? Choose Now!

    Please vote in the Poll. How to be paid and classified? If you were given the choice today, what would it be? Not every driver agrees. There are pros and cons on both sides. EMPLOYEE PROS Minimum wage guaranteed, every day, even when slow. Get standard benefits and protections mandated by the...
  15. E

    Below Minimum Wage

    I've driven for Uber in both Boston and now in San Diego. Lately the airport queue at all times of the day is over 80. On Friday night it was over 170! After expenses and taxes are taken out I have been making approximately $5/hour. I never see a surge. Even as late as 1:30 am last...
  16. circle1

    Drivers Sue For Minimum Wage In Penn. Sue For Minimum Wage In Penn.
  17. UberX.illegal?

    The Taxi unicorn's new clothes

    A very thoughtfully written article. Bravo!
  18. Vanstaal

    The Uber economy looks a lot like the pre-industrial economy

    A new study from the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI), finds that the “gig” economy model popularized by Uber has a lot in common with the economies of poor countries today, as well as the US and Europe before the Industrial Revolution. Full article here...
  19. Edman

    Measly $28.00 for 5 hours of Ubering

    Went out this morning for 5 hours and made only $ 28.00. Picked up 6 passengers. Calculation shows it is below minimum wage $5.60 per hour. Then, I have to deduct gas and car maintenance, cleaning, etc... from measly 28.00. Plus paying tax.. It’s almost like working for free.......
  20. Ray73

    Why Drive for minimum Wage???

    Why If all the tear & wear plus gas comes out of pocket, I still got to drive 3 × more than other transportation companies such as Taxis and shuttles Why if we get most of the business Web still struggling to make a decent pay week you got to put over 1500 miles a week and then if our car...