Okay Google?

A couple of days ago, I read that Google was fixing to jump into the “Ride-Hail” business. That announcement in itself did not set off any alarms in my head, or even pop up any read flags, but something bugged me about it. Somebody tell me . . . Did I really read that Google…

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…

Do Not Tell Me It Cannot Happen . . . Uber Unification

Probably the hardest thing I have had to face in my attempts to get drivers to unify is the drivers lack of knowledge of what they as a organized body can actually do to improve their lives as drivers for the Ride-Hail companies such as Uber and Lyft. Currently ride-hail drivers nation-wide are working for…

Alright Let’s Try This Again . . .

Listen folks, if we are at all serious about this strike we have to take out our secondary target, the uninformed fellow driver. Even with all the flyers, the news stories, and word of mouth there is about 90% of our fellow drivers out there that know nothing about the planned strike next week. That…

Okay Folks, Give Up Some Money!

In order for this Strike to have any impact at all, we need to do something about better notification of our fellow drivers.  San Francisco Drivers you need to spend a few dollars for this. Folks in other cities should consider doing the same. If I can convince some of the San Francisco Drivers to…

Is A Strike By Uber Drivers Justified?

  If ever a need for worker unification exist, drivers that work with Uber is it. Uber has consistently lied to and exploited their drivers. Uber as a corporation has demonstrated a complete lack of ethics, manipulated government, and Uber’s long term plans may prove harmful to the US and may endanger the US Economy.…

It Is About Time That Someone Does Something About Uber!

Uber’s plans are the disruption of close to 20 million jobs nation-wide. Most of these jobs serve our major cities. What city in the United States is prepared to have 500,000 or even 100,000 unemployed seeking aid from our welfare services? Not a single city in the US is prepared for such. The Taxi, Limousine,…

Who Says Uber Does Not Control Driver’s Work Hours?

Uber claims that the drivers that work for them are Independent Contractors and not employees because the drivers can work when they want . . . There are folks that claim that drivers are free to work the hours of their choice and that Uber does not control the drivers work schedule. Right, really? What…

Uber’s Attempt To Silence Its Drivers May Have Just Backfired – Working In These Times

This is the future of employment for the American Worker . . . Uber’s Attempt To Silence Its Drivers May Have Just Backfired – Working In These Times People the work with, ride with, or invest in Uber need to read the subject article (link). The article gives a pretty good look at Uber’s contract/arbitration…

UberX, Your New Taxi Service

SO far as I know, nobody came to Uber to be a Taxi Driver. We all came to be part of a new transportation provider that was different. We cane to a new transportation provider that provided a far superior service at a lesser cost than a taxi service that took the time to cooperate…