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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

Uber Drivers: "No Delay for Fair Pay"

Today, Uber drivers leafleted outside of Uber’s Seattle office, and at more than a dozen other driver gathering spots, to generate calls to Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan calling on her office to immediately introduce legislation to raise driver pay and establish labor protections.   Read more

Uber and Lyft drivers to leaflet more than a dozen locations

Uber and Lyft drivers will leaflet Uber’s Seattle office on Thursday, July 25 and at more than a dozen other driver gathering spots, to generate calls to Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan calling on her office to immediately introduce legislation to raise driver pay and establish labor protections.  Read more

Seattle drivers: Uber-funded special interest group doesn't speak for us

Uber and Lyft drivers in Seattle exposed an Uber-controlled special interest group for trying to silence a growing driver-led movement for fair pay in Seattle by organizing a company-orchestrated PR event at City Hall. Read more

Seattle drivers caravan for higher pay, better conditions at Uber and Lyft

Ride hail drivers took their vehicles on a slow procession through Seattle neighborhoods today to call for better working conditions at Uber and Lyft. Read more

Uber and Lyft Drivers to Caravan Through Seattle Neighborhoods

Uber and Lyft drivers will caravan together through Seattle neighborhoods to City Hall on Thursday to demand fair pay, a due process to appeal deactivations, and a voice. Read more

ABDA Report - Uber & Lyft Take More, Pay Drivers Less

Ride-hail companies Uber and Lyft are pocketing an increasing share from what passengers pay while drivers are earning less, according to a new report released today by the App-Based Drivers Association.  Read more

Seattle Uber & Lyft Drivers to Hold Speak Out! Event

Seattle Uber and Lyft drivers will hold a Driver Speak Out! event and press conference on Wednesday to highlight increasingly high company take rates, low driver pay, issues around deactivation and other driver concerns as Uber prepares to go public later this week. Read more

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