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IAM Business Unionists In NYC Cut Deal With Anti-labor Uber In Gig Economy " “historic betrayal” of drivers because it gives up their most important tools to achieve economic power.
Uber Deal Shows Divide in Labor's Drive for Role in 'Gig Economy'"
MAY 23, 2016, 10:35 AM EDT
But not everyone in the U.S. labor movement is cheering.
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UBER Stop Screwing The Drivers! Protest Trump & UBER CEO At SF UBER World HQ
As part of a national protest of UBER, Lyft and Trump, drivers and supporters of drivers rallied, protested and spoke out at UBER SF world headquarters in San Francisco on February 2, 2017.
They protested Trump's attack on Muslim immigrants who include many UBER drivers and also on workers who are being marginalized by the UBER/Lyft platforms.
Submitted by solidarity on Sun, 01/01/2017 - 10:11
Uber Funding IAM Corporate Union In NYC To Control Workforce
"The guild has already signed up roughly 45,000 Uber drivers since it was launched, says Jim Conigliaro Jr, founder of the guild and the general counsel at the Machinists Union District 15, which is closely affiliated with the Independent Drivers Guild. The guild draws most of its financial support from Uber and it is free for drivers to sign up. It is planning to shift to a voluntary dues system soon, which will offer extra benefits such as life insurance."
Uber and Airbnb business models come under scrutiny"