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Rideshare drivers rally, call for right to unionize
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Rideshare drivers rally, call for right to unionize
Massachusetts drivers for app-based services like Uber, Lyft and DoorDash are pushing to unionize, and they are calling on state lawmakers to pass legislation that would allow the drivers to form or join unions.
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Rideshare drivers demand wage hikes
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Rideshare drivers demand wage hikes
On Wednesday, Aug. 17, a group of rideshare and delivery drivers drove a “protest caravan” from Allston to the Massachusetts State House to demand union rights and higher wages.
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Activists celebrate rideshare question defeat
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Activists celebrate rideshare question defeat
Advocates opposed to the push by tech companies like Uber and Lyft to continue classifying drivers as independent contractors came together last week to celebrate the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court’s decision to throw out a ballot measure that would allow voters to decide on the issue.
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Activists rally against ride share ballot initiative
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Activists rally against ride share ballot initiative
With a coalition of tech giants including Uber and Lyft dropping more than $17 million on a campaign to keep drivers classified as independent contractors, an association of independent drivers is teaming up with labor and community groups to marshal a statewide network of volunteers to beat the rideshare app companies.
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