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by Guest Post | on Apr 15, 2019

Why We Shouldn't Patronize Uber

As Uber filed its long-awaited IPO with the SEC on Tuesday, April 11, more than a thousand San Francisco city workers and gig workers protested outside the company's headquarters. The protest...

by Brian Young | on Mar 29, 2019

How the Gig Economy Hurts the American Workforce

The gig economy is growing at an alarming rate. Companies like Uber, Lyft, Seamless and Postmates are changing the way that people work. In many states, laws have failed to keep up with these...

by Brian Young | on May 15, 2018

Uber's Union Busting Playbook

The ridesharing company, Uber, has spent the better part of a year fighting against their employees organizing. They have argued before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) that the drivers are...

by Press and Media | on Mar 14, 2017

Uber Hates the Teamsters

Readers of UCOMM will know that Uber is a pretty bad company.  Earlier in the year, thousands deleted their Uber apps after the company tried to break a taxi strike in New York City.  Now...

by Press and Media | on Jan 31, 2017

Unionist dump Uber

The yellow cab and ride-hail industries never exactly got along, but protests of Trump’s refugee ban have managed to expand the divide. Capitalizing the virility of the hashtag #DeleteUber,...

by Brian Young | on Jan 30, 2017

Unions Stand with Immigrants

Hours after Trump issued an Executive Order banning Muslims from 7 nations and refugees from entering the country, advocates, activists and unions mobilized thousands of people to protest at...

by Workers Indepen... | on Mar 08, 2016

Chamber Sues Seattle Uber Drivers

"It's just been sued by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. They're suing and they're trying to enjoin the law's implementation. The U.S. Chamber sued last Thursday to go ahead and...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 05, 2016

The Super Uber Bowl

Super Bowl Sunday is almost here. Cam or Peyton? Bud Light or Miller Light? What numbers do you have in your boxes? Having a party? Looking forward to those Super Bowl ads? Well if you are, you will...

by Brian Young | on Feb 01, 2016

Uber drivers finally get the memo

Don’t try getting an Uber car today in NYC as hundreds of Uber drivers have turned off their app to protest Uber’s change in their pricing structure.  According to the Gothamist,...