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Uber Rumored To End Surge Pricing, Drivers Not Happy

Posted on May 4, 2016

Sometimes you call an Uber, and what you thought would be an $8 ride is going to be two, three, even four times more — the result of greater demand brought on by a blizzard, or a baseball game. Whatever the reason, surge pricing is not fun.

It turns out Uber is working to fix it — or, should we say, end it. The move likely will be great for riders, but not for drivers.

NPR article here

Related Topics: driver pay, employee vs independent contractor, employee wages, independent contractor issues, surge pricing, TNCs, Uber

Comments ( 1 )
  • anthony

     | about 2 years ago

    Great job uber, you managed to destroy pricing across the nation because you did not do a market research on how much fairs cost. Then applied vehicle wear, tire replacement, service, down time etc. Failed business model

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