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Top 5 Myths about Unemployment for Uber and Lyft Drivers

There is a lot of confusion about access to unemployment assistance for Uber and Lyft drivers during the COVID-19 crisis.   Read more

Take action now! Relief for drivers is one step closer

Because of drivers taking action and aggressive advocacy from your Union, we are one step closer to securing urgently needed emergency relief for Uber, Lyft, and Taxi drivers.  Read more

COVID-19 Emergency Resource Guide for Drivers

As the COVID-19 impacts workers across our state, we are compiling emergency resources to help you and your family in this time of crisis. Read more

Emergency Financial Assistance for Uber and Lyft Drivers

The Drivers Union is fighting for Emergency Financial Assistance for Uber and Lyft drivers who are struggling due to the coronavirus crisis. Read more

Drivers Union: Fund COVID-19 Emergency Relief for Drivers Now!

An Open Letter to Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, Lyft CEO Logan Green, Governor Jay Inslee, King County Executive Dow Constantine, Mayor Jenny Durkan, all local, state, and federal elected and corporate leaders. Read more

FAIR PAY: City of Seattle needs to hear from YOU!

Drivers deserve a living wage! Read more

Historic victory for Uber & Lyft drivers!

Seattle Uber and Lyft drivers celebrated the passage of Mayor Jenny Durkan’s ‘Fare Share’ plan by the City Council, calling it a historic victory that will provide long-sought labor protections and lead to higher pay for the City’s 30,000 ride-hail drivers. Read more

Uber and Lyft drivers speak out in support of 'Fare Share' priorities

At a press conference at City Hall on Wednesday, Uber and Lyft drivers urged the Seattle City Council to support their ‘Fare Share’ priorities to establish a minimum pay standard with driver input, combat unwarranted deactivations, and fund driver support services and other community investments through a 51 cent tax on the ride-hail giants. Read more

Drivers slam deceptive political solicitations from Uber and Lyft

On Friday and Saturday, driver and rider email inboxes filled up with political solicitations from Uber and Lyft urging opposition to Mayor Durkan’s “Fare Share Plan.” Read more

Seattle drivers support proposal to raise pay and address unwarranted deactivations

Seattle Uber and Lyft drivers responded favorably to a proposal put forth by Mayor Jenny Durkan today to raise driver pay and allow drivers to appeal unwarranted deactivations. Read more

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