Viewfinder: Uber and Lyft Drivers Protest for Better Working Conditions

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Drivers take part in a rally demanding more job security and livable incomes, at Uber and Lyft's New York City headquarters on May 8th, 2019. Rideshare drivers in major United States cities were set to stage a series of strikes and protests Wednesday, casting a shadow over the keenly anticipated Wall Street debut of sector leader Uber. Drivers for Uber, Lyft, Via, and other platforms are seeking improved job security, including an end to arbitrary deactivations, and a better revenue split between drivers and platforms.

Drivers take part in a rally demanding more job security and livable incomes, at Uber and Lyft's New York City headquarters on May 8th, 2019. Rideshare drivers in major United States cities were set to stage a series of strikes and protests Wednesday, casting a shadow over the keenly anticipated Wall Street debut of sector leader Uber. Drivers for Uber, Lyft, Via, and other platforms are seeking improved job security, including an end to arbitrary deactivations, and a better revenue split between drivers and platforms.

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