WGBH: Rideshare Drivers Demand Rights, Win Major Ruling In Court Against Uber and Lyft

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 rideshareContinue reading “WGBH: Rideshare Drivers Demand Rights, Win Major Ruling In Court Against Uber and Lyft”

PRESS ADVISORY: Boston rideshare drivers to rally with Sen. Warren to demand drivers’ rights

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 SenatorContinue reading “PRESS ADVISORY: Boston rideshare drivers to rally with Sen. Warren to demand drivers’ rights”

THE HILL: Sanders gets endorsement of rideshare drivers guild

BY TAL AXELROD – 11/22/19 04:40 PM EST White House hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) scored the endorsement of a guild representing Boston rideshare drivers as the Vermont senator works to shore up support among working-class voters. The Boston Independent Drivers Guild (BIDG), which is advocating for collective bargaining rights and unionization for Uber and Lyft drivers, saidContinue reading “THE HILL: Sanders gets endorsement of rideshare drivers guild”