Technology

Uber Drivers Flirt With The Teamsters

Posted on September 2, 2014

A group of Los Angeles–area Uber drivers has teamed up with Teamsters Local 986. The affiliation doesn't mean the drivers are unionizing. At this point, they couldn't do so if they wanted to because they are not technically employees. But Joseph DeWolf Sandoval, a member of the California App-Based Drivers’ Association (CADA) leadership counsel, says that could change if future court challenges are successful.

LA Weekly article here

Related news: Uber Defends Driver Pay Slash

Related Topics: California operators, driver behavior, Los Angeles operators, TNCs, Uber, unionization, vehicle apps

Comments ( 3 )
  • adir

     | about 4 years ago

    think about the thousands of technically undocumented uber "Self contractors" that are essentially robbing the federal and state tax revenue base to the tune of several billions in tax revenue...shameful!!!

  • See all comments
More Stories
Article

ELDs: Do You Really Need Them?

AUG. LCT: After April 1, 2018, drivers found out of compliance with electronic logging devices could be ordered out of service. Is your service at risk?

How will AI affect the future of business travel?
News

5 Ways AI Powers Business Travel

While companies are interacting constantly with artificial intelligence every day, the technology now transcends the office space.

Sam Mallikarjunan of HubSpot provided a wakeup call for operators who may have forgotten the importance of fitting their services to people’s needs.
Article

Solving Problems Is How You Sell

JULY LCT: LCT Technology Summit speaker Sam Mallikarjunan says it’s not about being cheap; it’s about being what people need when they need it.