Teamster-affiliated Uber drivers in Seattle have won raises & benefits through city legislation. Now the union & employers are backing a bill that would take some benefits statewide—but would preempt Seattle from regulating the companies.
Starting Monday, New York City’s app-based food delivery workers are entitled to increased clarity on their daily earnings and tips, and the right to use most restaurant bathrooms, as new laws begin their rollout.
More than 2,000 food couriers snarled traffic in Times Square through pouring rain in protest April 21 demanding better working conditions and protection from violent assaults. The mass demonstration was organized by Los Deliveristas Unidos.
Legislation under consideration in New York Massachusetts and other states look like they might offer gig workers some benefits in terms of limited bargaining rights, but they would come at a high cost.