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Today, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced that her office is seeking declaratory judgement stating that rideshare drivers are employees entitled to minimum wage, overtime, and anti-retaliation protections. Felipe Martinez, Chairman of Boston Independent Drivers Guild (BIDG), released the following statement on behalf of Massachusetts rideshare drivers: “Today’s action by the Attorney General’s Office is… Read more
As a rideshare drivers organization with many members who are immigrants and people of color who face the threat of police brutality every day, we recognize that an injury to one is an injury to all.
By Arjun Singh — April 7, 2020 Rideshare drivers in Boston renewed their fight for employee classification from Uber and Lyft on Monday as they protested for benefits like paid sick leave on the Boston Common. Facing major wage losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic, drivers won the ability to pursue wage claims against rideshare… Read more
BOSTON, MA—On Monday, Boston-area rideshare drivers, together but socially-distanced in their own cars, will rally at the Massachusetts State House and the Boston Common to demand paid sick leave. The rolling rally will be preceded by a virtual rally and press conference beginning at 11am with Felipe Martinez of Boston Independent Drivers Guild and Senator… Read more
March 19, 2020 – By Adrian Ma Until recently, Joel Paul had a full-time job working for a political advocacy group. Then, about a month ago, he got laid off. “Perfect timing for coronavirus to hit,” Paul said. He hadn’t bothered to file for unemployment, “because I thought, ‘Oh, I’ll just switch to driving Lyft.’… Read more
Boston Independent Drivers Guild (BIDG) is an independent association of rideshare drivers in the Boston area. Our organization is democratic and driver-led. We are in no way affiliated with Uber or Lyft. We take your privacy very seriously and will never sell or share your data.