Race to the bottom continues for workers as Uber, Lyft win Prop 22 after historic money dump

November 4, 2020—By Ethics In Tech Board Member Brett Wilkins for Common Dreams Shares of Uber and Lyft soared Wednesday after California voters approved Proposition 22, which exempts app-based ride-hailing and delivery driving companies from classifying their workers as employees, allowing the firms to avoid providing basic—but costly—workplace rights and protections.  Uber Read more…

Rideshare drivers and supporters demand better wages and working conditions at Uber SF headquarters

Scores of spirited demonstrators, including many Uber and Lyft drivers and others showing solidarity, rallied outside Uber headquarters in San Francisco’s Mid-Market district on Wednesday to demand rideshare companies improve driver pay and working conditions. Holding up a sign lamenting that most drivers got nothing while Uber executives and other Read more…

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