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labor

Hundreds of Uber Drivers Will Caravan 600 Miles Across California to Demand Better Working Conditions

Ride-share drivers will protest their wages and working conditions at Uber’s headquarters and the state capitol next week, demanding the passage of AB5.
Lauren Kaori Gurley
10 hours ago
tech

Lyft Has Been Flooded With Sexual Assault Lawsuits

The ride share giant has been sued at least seven times this month related to rides that allegedly ended with rape or sexual assault.
Lauren Kaori Gurley
2 days ago
uber

New York City’s New Ride-Hail Rules Fail to Fight Uber

In an attempt to fight poverty and congestion, the city may end up hurting drivers.
Edward Ongweso Jr
8.12.19
labor

This Bill Could Destroy Uber's Unsustainable Business Model

An unholy alliance of on-demand companies is desperately trying to stop a California bill from reclassifying their independent contractors as employees.
Edward Ongweso Jr
7.18.19
Yellow Cab Debt Crisis

These Taxi Drivers Thought They Were Buying the American Dream. Instead, They Got Despair.

“Sometimes I curse myself; I spent almost a million dollars to buy this ride.”
Naureen Khan
7.8.19
money-inequality

Uber Was Designed to Exploit Drivers

The company's disjointed, decentralized strategy makes it almost immune to labor action.
Ankita Rao
5.8.19
uber

“I Drive Until I’m Exhausted Every Day": Uber Drivers Tell Us Why They're Striking​

If you hail an Uber on Wednesday, you’re crossing a (virtual) picket line.
Rex Santus
5.8.19
HACK

Slack Warns Investors It's a Target for Nation-State Hacking

As Slack prepares to go public, the company is warning potential investors that it's a target for malicious attacks from “sophisticated organized crime, nation-state, and nation-state supported actors,” according to an SEC filing published today.
Caroline Haskins
4.26.19
rideshare

Lyft and Uber Want to Fund Better Roads...for Lyft and Uber

Rideshare companies are investing in public infrastructure, but only when it helps their bottom line.
Ankita Rao
4.25.19
environment

Things You’re Doing to Save the Planet That Are Actually Terrible

That reusable cotton tote is polluting the air and water way more than a plastic bag.
Anne Gaviola
4.15.19
location data

EFF Says LA’s Scooter Location Data Could Unmask Individual Riders

This month, the Los Angeles Department for Transportation will enter the next phase of collecting the real-time location of scooters like Lime and Bird.
Joseph Cox
4.11.19
ride sharing

Uber and Lyft strike: Los Angeles drivers are fighting back against wage cuts

The union says conditions are so dire that some full-time drivers are homeless.
Rex Santus
3.25.19
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