Uber CEO explains why he thinks fingerprinting drivers is ‘unjust’ – Jun. 23, 2016

Kalanick said the reason for not wanting to fingerprint was actually about justice for people who have been unfairly snared in the U.S. criminal justice system. By using other background check methods, Uber gives more people who have been arrested the opportunity to work as drivers. “Imagine a country where people might get arrested who…

Coincidence or Collusion?

Is the new requirement for Business License in San Francisco just coincidental to the Class Action settlement or is it a case of collusion between Uber and local government? It is not a secret that Uber does most everything by deceit and manipulation. So is it just a coincidence that the City of San Francisco…

Innovating Ancient Ride-Hail Regulation

The following link is to an article in the San Francisco Examiner of the same title that tries to suggest that regulation of the Transportation Network Companies (TNC’s) is a bad idea.  Allow me a moment of your time to explain to you why such regulation is absolutely necessary . . . http://www.sfexaminer.com/innovating-ancient-ride-hail-regulation/   First…

Ride-Hail.org

Are you a Driver for a Transportation Network Company such as Uber or Lyft? If you are, you should join the US RIDE-HAIL DRIVER’S ASSOCIATION.  There is no reason to continue sitting in the shadows, waiting for the TNC’s to further exploit you and cost you money. Believe it, or not, you are one of…

Kalanick, Pay Attention!

Travis, when are you going to pay attention to the best resources you have available? I do not care what type of business you have, the moment it becomes BIG you have a whole bunch of folks looking for ways to take you down. Why the hell are you opening door after door for them…

What Are You Doing In My Town?

The Cab Driver scowled at me and said, “What are you doing in my town,”  like I should give a shit what he had to say. Even after my Rider rolled up the window, the Cab Driver continued to give me the “stink eye.” I should have told the Cab Driver the “what is what”…

Uber Needs An Association, Union, or Both!

Every large corporation that has a large amount of workers needs an Association or Union to represent the workers in adversarial and contract negotiations. It is simply a “must do” situation. There is no way that the Company can interact with so many workers individually, and the Company has declined discussion of contract renegotiation on…

Taxis and San Francisco Labor History

Uber and the other TNC’s have modeled themselves exactly as a Taxi Company! Taxis and San Francisco Labor History Take all the time you want. But, read this site and the attached paper included in this article. If there is any question that Uber and the other TNC’s are Transportation Companies, it is answered within.…

It Is Not Necessary To Unionize The TNC Companies.

All over the Country, people are trying to force Unionization of companies like Uber, Lyft, SideCar and other technology based companies that use SmartPhone Applications to provide services to their clientele. There is much opposition to this from most of the affected companies and local politicians. Unionization of these workers could take years to form…

Without Warning Association President Deactivated!

Yesterday, without warning or other advance notification, Rich Brunelle, the President of the US RIDE-HAIL DRIVER’S ASSOCIATION was deactivated from Uber’s driver’s application. The deactivation email from Uber says that the reason was Brunelle’s failure to drive during the past 30 days. In the past drivers have been warned in advance of their possible deactivation…