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Day after strike ends, Uber is still same ol' same ol' nothing has changed.

What can be done now??
 
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Good question. Everyone will prob say damn and go out and drive. Pax will be in back seat with a cheshire cat grin on face.
 

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The men and women that went on strike will now have to work overtime to cover October's bills because they missed a weekend.

I'm one of the lucky few who will have October's bills earned and paid for by October 8th. The following 23 days is all income that is spendable and my estimate is a total of 2100 spendable. Throw away paper. the upper end of this estimate is 3300

I could be wrong there are some smart people on here and I'm sure they've taken that into consideration have done the math and will make sure their kids do not go without
 
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Almost certainly that's what will happen. Doesn't mean it's not worth trying. I think there is a 5% chance the strike makes a difference but it's worth it.
Exactly. It won't hurt to try one bit.
I agree it's not only worth trying and a good FIRST step, but what now?

If it's just a protest, and the protest is now over, nothing will come of it.

What can be done to keep up the pressure on Uber?
 

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I agree it's not only worth trying and a good FIRST step, but what now?

If it's just a protest, and the protest is now over, nothing will come of it.

What can be done to keep up the pressure on Uber?
If we fail, then learn from our mistakes & try again. If you quit the 1st time you had a bad day driving for Uber, where would you be? The biggest hurdle in all of this is organizing the driver's to act & work together. That's the only way we'll accomplish anything against Uber. Driver's need to collectively come together, identify the problems with the system & come up with a feasible solution & then initiate a plan to achieve our goals. Right now the two main problems I see are, people not agreeing with Abe, his tactics & the goals he wishes to achieve. The other problem is some of these drivers seem to be perfectly content with the entire situation. They obviously don't mind driving their cars for poverty wages and they see the strike as a threat to their meager livelihoods. Driver's drove for .78/mile in Atlanta over the summer. Barely anything was said. Abe comes along & wants to help shut Uber's system down for a weekend & you suddenly have a problem with striking against Uber because you have a problem with Abe. That's some sad & backwards shit. Bottom line is, driver's need to come together collectively, if we don't nothing will change.
 

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If we fail, then learn from our mistakes & try again. If you quit the 1st time you had a bad day driving for Uber, where would you be? The biggest hurdle in all of this is organizing the driver's to act & work together. That's the only way we'll accomplish anything against Uber. Driver's need to collectively come together, identify the problems with the system & come up with a feasible solution & then initiate a plan to achieve our goals. Right now the two main problems I see are, people not agreeing with Abe, his tactics & the goals he wishes to achieve. The other problem is some of these drivers seem to be perfectly content with the entire situation. They obviously don't mind driving their cars for poverty wages and they see the strike as a threat to their meager livelihoods. Driver's drove for .78/mile in Atlanta over the summer. Barely anything was said. Abe comes along & wants to help shut Uber's system down for a weekend & you suddenly have a problem with striking against Uber because you have a problem with Abe. That's some sad & backwards shit. Bottom line is, driver's need to come together collectively, if we don't nothing will change.
Whatever the outcome of the protest it won't be a fail.

Drivers will have met with drivers and hopefully start up frienships that will make it easier to connect in the future.
 

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Welcome the 20,000 new drivers hired to take the place of the 10,000 deactivated ones that over did it trying to strike.
Add drivers? Maybe. Deactivate?:rolleyes:o_O
Stop fear-mongering. Stop being afraid of someone when they threaten you. You're saying Uber's going to deactivate people for not driving a couple of days? Lmao.
 

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Add drivers? Maybe. Deactivate?:rolleyes:o_O
Stop fear-mongering. Stop being afraid of someone when they threaten you. You're saying Uber's going to deactivate people for not driving a couple of days? Lmao.
Again WTF are you talking about, you make assumptions on every post you respond to. Stop trying to think for others worry about yourself. None of this accurately describes my feelings at all.

You missed the point completely of what I was saying.
 

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Again WTF are you talking about, you make assumptions on every post you respond to. Stop trying to think for others worry about yourself. None of this accurately describes my feelings at all.

You missed the point completely of what I was saying.
What legal reason would Uber have to deactivate driver's during or after the strike?
 

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Since when have they needed a legal reason?

They could simply claim, suspicion of disrupting service?
 

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Anyone who is so dependant on Uber that they cannot afford to skip a weekend, is on a losing life course to begin with. Uber only works part time for those with additional revenue streams.

If you are dependent on Uber to pay your bills or make ends meet, you would be better off quitting today, and focusing on getting a real job, as Uber full time, is an obvious losing proposition.
 

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Since when have they needed a legal reason?

They could simply claim, suspicion of disrupting service?
So my brother, who drives as well, is planning to take his family to Atlanta to visit my mom Oct. 14-21. You're saying he may be deactivated due to suspicion of disruption of service?
 

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Day after strike ends, Uber is still same ol' same ol' nothing has changed.

What can be done now??
we look at the effects of the strike. for instance, if we see that there was a high surge we now know that we can create surge, thus creating our own tip. we go offline, and go online at surge, if surge ends we go offline till it surges. every weekend till demands are met. at the very least we have brought awareness to uber abuse of drivers, we have more drivers than ever aboard, we have momentum and it is imperative to continue that momentum with resolve. NOT HAVING A VOICE IS NOT AN OPTION.
 

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Uber is just kicking the Dallas drivers in the balls - not sure why Uber picked them but if they succeed, then you can be sure that other markets will follow.

$0.85 per mile - loss of cancellation fee, (did they increase the SRF there?) - they are really the whipping boys (sorry girls) for Uber.

These drivers need out support - taking the 'I am alright Jack' attitude may well be OK with you, but rest assured someday soon this will also happen in your market.

SUPPORT THE DALLAS DRIVERS - and support the strike. Make Uber sit up a listen.
 

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Day after strike ends, Uber is still same ol' same ol' nothing has changed.

What can be done now??
See results and check surges and media (twitter) to see if any damage has been done. If it seemed to have an effect, plan one with better representation and thought out process not one that is all about payback.
 
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