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  1. News
    The cost of an Uber trip in Seattle will jump about 24% starting Friday as the ride-hailing company is raising its prices in response to a new law requiring drivers to be paid the city's minimum wage. The Seattle City Council unanimously voted in September to adopt new regulations designed to...
  2. Toronto (Ontario)
    https://uberpeople.net/threads/seattle-passes-minimum-wage-rate-for-uber-and-lyft-drivers.414217/ The Seattle City Council unanimously voted to adopt new regulations designed to ensure Uber and Lyft drivers earn the city's $16.39 per hour minimum wage. The new law requires transportation...
  3. News
    Seattle adopts minimum wage for Uber and Lyft drivers Seattle became the second big city in the nation to establish a minimum wage standard for Uber and Lyft drivers on Tuesday. The Seattle City Council unanimously voted to adopt new regulations designed to ensure Uber and Lyft drivers earn...
  4. News
    https://www.crainsnewyork.com/greg-david-new-york/ny-fed-minimum-wage-hikes-didnt-kill-jobs?utm_source=breaking-news&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20190925&utm_content=hero-readmore Study found that higher pay boosted job numbers for low income workers
  5. Toronto (Ontario)
    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...
  6. Pay
    $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...
  7. Los Angeles & Orange County
    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...
  8. Toronto (Ontario)
    https://www.truthdig.com/articles/bad-jobs-dont-have-to-be-that-way/
  9. Toronto (Ontario)
    https://qz.com/1278707/the-uber-economy-is-actually-just-the-low-wage-economy/
  10. Houston
    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...
  11. News
    https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=http://www.nydailynews.com/amp/new-york/uber-lyft-drivers-new-york-city-campaign-minimum-wage-article-1.3885907&ved=0ahUKEwjErtPJufvZAhVRyGMKHV-oDOQQqUMIMDAF&usg=AOvVaw2AR2tHEmslNJV5Hp84Qk3d Good luck, boys and girls!
  12. News
    https://www.inc.com/eric-mack/elon-musk-trolled-ubers-future-plans-so-its-ceo-came-back-with-perfect-response-in-just-1-tweet.html 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...
  13. San Francisco
    Uber and Lyft drivers' median hourly wage is just $3.37, report finds https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/mar/01/uber-lyft-driver-wages-median-report Majority of drivers make less than minimum wage and many end up losing money, according to study published by MIT Uber and Lyft drivers...
  14. Los Angeles & Orange County
    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?
  15. London
    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...
  16. New Jersey
    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...
  17. Pay
    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...
  18. San Diego
    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...
  19. News
    http://www.insidesources.com/uber-drivers-sue-for-minimum-wage/Drivers Sue For Minimum Wage In Penn.
  20. Brisbane
    A very thoughtfully written article. Bravo! https://ftalphaville.ft.com/2016/12/01/2180647/the-taxi-unicorns-new-clothes/
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