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…

Okay Folks . . . Let’s do this!

First . . . (You’ve probably already seen this part, keep reading to the second part) On Monday, May 9th, rideshare drivers and leaders from Associations representing over 7,000 drivers in the San Francisco Bay Area met with California Teamsters.  The agenda was simple: how to join forces to build power for California rideshare drivers.…

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…

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.…

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…