unionization

  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. Maven

    Unions Near You

    Many drivers have a local union that they are unaware of, but may choose to join. Organizing has historically been one of the best ways to acquire the power and a voice with corporations that ignore individual workers. Some focus on Uber, others include Lyft and all rideshare drivers. Here is a...
  3. 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...
  4. AVLien

    Meetup Group

    I have a Meetup group ready to roll, I just need to know if people would be interested. I don't like exclusion, so I want to know there is an interest before I drop my monies on it. Meetup is a paid service, but I made enough in an hour the other day when it snowed to cover it. Also, there is a...
  5. Maven

    Unionize

    Unions say they help members get respect, be treated fairly, have a voice, get better wages and benefits from large corporations, like Uber. Do you think that Uber is terrified of unions? Uber lost a Seattle lawsuit...
  6. Jvx211

    Unionize Uber!!!

    I started doing deliveries on Uber Eats as a way to make some side cash and I noticed the frustrations felt about working for Uber. The Uber fee they take out is ridiculous and there are many lawsuits into the company's practices going on and a lot of drivers feel stiffed by the company With...
  7. C

    NYC Uber drivers are protesting for union rights

    Drivers for the ride-hailing service Uber turned out in the streets of Queens on Tuesday morning, demanding their right to unionize outside the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission in Long Island City...
  8. Ryan Price

    Have you ever worked in a union or done campaign organizing?

    Hi everyone, please take this survey if you would like the Independent Drivers Guild to start organizing in Massachusetts: http://idg.ms/DriveMAsurvey You can read more about what we have in NYC and about the IDG here:http://bit.ly/2apc48d The IDG is a coordinated voice to help push for policy...
  9. agtg

    Would you give $5 a month for the next 6 months for an advocate?

    Would you give $15 to fund an advocacy campaign complete with pro website with testimonies of drivers, a professional video that rallies drivers and educates riders and representatives, a site that enables drivers to easily contact local, state, and federal representatives to defend working...
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