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Uber Driver Strike Flops

Posted on October 19, 2015


The failure of this weekend’s nationwide protest planned by Uber drivers illustrates how hard it is for TNC drivers to collectively organize and bargain for their rights.

Drivers used social media — primarily Facebook and Twitter — to spread word of the job action, which sought to pressure Uber to add a tipping option and raise the minimum fare, among other demands. But there’s no central place for the independent contractors who work for the ride-hailing service to communicate.

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Related Topics: driver behavior, driver pay, labor laws, TNCs, Uber, unionization

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