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At its October Membership Meeting last week, the Boston Independent Drivers Guild passed a 10-part Rideshare Drivers Bill of Rights. This platform will be the basis for BIDG’s legislative action, as we fight to take on Uber and Lyft through the Massachusetts state legislature. Now BIDG is organizing to turn this platform into Massachusetts law. … Read more
By Henry De Groot, Executive Director of BIDG Every rideshare driver has their share of complaints about driving for Uber and Lyft. Even if you’ve never been unfairly de-activated, you know about the cuts in pay, the abuse from passengers, the poor driver support, and the ways the TNCs are constantly trying to cheat drivers,… Read more
Threatening to suspend rideshare is not a joke. Should CEOs have the right to shut down major segments of our society in a temper tantrum designed to protect their foreign investors?
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.
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.