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TNCs Take A Lot More From Drivers Than They Say

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Posted on August 28, 2019
TNC drivers know they are being ripped off...but feel there's nothing they can do about it. (Photo by Unsplash user Jp Valery)

TNC drivers know they are being ripped off...but feel there's nothing they can do about it. (Photo by Unsplash user Jp Valery)

Uber and Lyft have slashed driver pay in recent years and now take a larger portion of each fare, far larger than the companies publicly report, based on data collected by Jalopnik. The new Surge or Prime Time pricing structure widely adopted by both companies undermines a key legal argument both companies make to classify drivers as independent contractors.

Jalopnik article here

Related Topics: driver pay, employee vs independent contractor, employee wages, finance, independent contractor issues, Lyft, research and trends, TNCs, Uber

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