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Making Earnings Easier to Understand
Our commitment to you is to be clear and straightforward about your earnings. We’re making a number of changes that will make your earnings easier to understand and access. We will also be updating our driver partner agreement to more clearly reflect the way you earn. This will take effect on Monday, May 22nd.
These updates will not change your earnings. This is not a rate cut. You’ll earn the same amount, for the same trip, on Monday, as you do today.
Here are the changes we’re making:
- Easier to understand rates — You’ll see the exact rates you earn for every minute and every mile you drive.Previously, you needed to deduct Uber’s service fee from your rates to determine your earnings. Now, no math is required. You’ll always know exactly what you’ll earn. Rates are based on your Uber activation date. You can see all the rates...
Two Disabled individuals are suing Uber for not being able to get an Uber.
Although Uber has launched a program for people with disabilities to use the car-hailing service, the program is not available in all the markets in which Uber operates. Two people who use wheelchairs have filed a lawsuit against Uber alleging that Uber has violated Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the California Disabled Persons Act and California’s unfair competition law.
According to the suit, the two plaintiffs are unable to use Uber because the company doesn’t enable them to request cars that are accessible to people with wheelchairs in Jackson, Mississippi.
“As a result, persons with disabilities in Jackson have no ability to call a wheelchair accessible vehicle or a specially trained driver through the Uber app,” the lawsuit states. “Even if there are drivers on the road who have such a vehicle or training, there...
Uber patented a light-up sign to go on top of cars
The patent was first filed in May 2014, but was only granted to Uber on January 3. It describes a light bar that sits on top of Uber cars, with a colour-changing section that can be controlled by the passenger’s app. The patent also describes how the entire bar could light up, and passengers could select different patterns.
It’s all meant to make it easier to identify which Uber is your car, and to show passengers the difference between an Uber and a regular car on the road.
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