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‘It was traumatic’: Uber, Lyft drivers decry low pay and unfair deactivations
Drivers call for regulation of rideshare companies they say collect up to 50% of fares and arbitrarily close workers’ accounts

Michael Sainato

10, Mar, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Uber and Lyft in New York required to be zero-emission by 2030, officials say
Mayor Eric Adams announced the initiative was part of the ‘Working People’s Agenda’ at his second state of the city address

Gloria Oladipo

27, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Colorado gig drivers make an average of just $5.49 an hour, study finds
Although the report focuses on drivers in Denver, gig worker drivers across the US face similar issues, experts say

Kari Paul in San Francisco

09, Nov, 2022 @11:00 AM

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At least 50 US gig workers murdered or killed since 2017 – study
Activists say companies like Lyft and Uber ‘try to protect their bottom line by offloading risk’ on to workers

Kari Paul in San Francisco

06, Apr, 2022 @9:14 PM

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‘Insidious and seductive’: Uber funds lobbying group campaigning to stop gig workers unionising
Flex seeks to defend gig companies’ business models amid push to pass laws that would defend workers’ right to unionize and strike

Wilfred Chan

11, Mar, 2022 @11:00 AM

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‘It’s not worth it’: rising gas prices force drivers to work for less than minimum wage
Drivers already hit by low wages and poor working conditions are spending more time driving to keep their wages the same

Dani Anguiano in Los Angeles

10, Mar, 2022 @11:00 AM

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‘It’s a fraught moment’: Omicron puts brakes on US return-to-office plans
Employers are pausing efforts to call remote workers back in amid a renewed push for strikes and unionization

Melody Schreiber

17, Dec, 2021 @3:17 PM

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Lyft admits it recorded 4,000 sexual assault claims in long-awaited report
Company reveals figures, promised in 2019, as ride-hailing companies face growing safety scrutiny

Kari Paul and agencies

23, Oct, 2021 @12:40 AM

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‘I don’t like being treated like crap’: gig workers aim to retool a system they say is rigged
Uber, Lyft and other companies fighting Massachusetts lawsuit that would grant workers status as employees

Michael Sainato

27, Aug, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Uber and Lyft drivers join day-long strike over working conditions
Workers for app companies call for better wages and protections for those seeking to unionize

Kari Paul in San Francisco

21, Jul, 2021 @11:34 PM

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Uber and Lyft fares surge as pandemic recedes – but drivers don’t get ‘piece of pie’
Recent changes have driven down pay for drivers, including a reduction in minimum pay for long distance trips

Michael Sainato

21, Jun, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Uber and Lyft: woo drivers with stable pay, not short-term honeypots
Gig companies want to win back labor through promotions and bonuses. But workers can see through the claims

Rida Qadri and Alexandra Mateescu

20, Jun, 2021 @10:00 AM

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