Thursday, September 29, 2022

Tag: Lyft

Uber, Lyft, DoorDash panned for new lobby group to fight worker...

"There's nothing about working on an app, or having some flexibility in your work schedule that means people need to forfeit basic workers' rights."

Uber announces plan to electrify ride-hailing in US, Canada and Europe...

Uber announced its commitment to be a 100 percent electric vehicle ride-hailing company by 2030 in the United States, Canada and Europe and by 2040 in the rest of the world.

The gig is up: Rep. Deb Haaland introduces bill to make...

Haaland’s legislation would place that burden entirely on Lyft, Uber, and other multinational corporations employing large numbers of so-called independent contractors in the gig economy.

‘Shame on Uber:’ Drivers on strike worldwide protesting ‘poverty wages’

"This is an act of solidarity with drivers across the country, and really across the world, who are suffering with poverty wages."

Latino activist group and Lyft partner up to get people out...

The move by state officials to change the single polling place from the civic center – where it was for the past 16 years – to outside city limits without access by public transportation ahead of a heated governor's race could have major implications.

‘The gig economy’ is the new term for serfdom

Corporate capitalism is establishing a neofeudal serfdom in numerous occupations, a condition in which there are no labor laws, no minimum wage, no benefits, no job security and no regulations.

Uber and Lyft, driving drivers into poverty and despair

"In 2016, Uber and Lyft combined spent more on lobbying than Amazon, Walmart and Microsoft combined. They use their political might to win deregulation bills."

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The truth behind “self-made” billionaires

Billionaires are not made by rugged individuals. They’re made by policy failures. And a system that rewards wealth over work.

Why are wild horses brutally uprooted from public lands while private livestock can stay?

The Bureau of Land Management is misleading the American people about the nation’s wild horses and burros.

‘People power has won the day’: Manchin dirty deal defeated

"Manchin's dirty deal went down in flames today because Indigenous and frontline communities raised their voices."

Burning books (or rather book companies)

Think of this as the modern capitalist version of burning books, though as with those fossil-fuel companies, it is, in reality, more like burning the future.

MAGA, Tea Party’s steroidal cousin, will outlast Trump – but only by escaping primitive...

Trump finale emerges as the perfect lesson that Pride (still) Goeth Before the Fall, exposing the dangers of not knowing who you are, what you can and can't do.