Q&A: Will New York's Lyft, Uber driver salary changes spread?

As app-based companies have grown in popularity over the last several years, driver wages have declined. A new policy in New York City could reverse the trend and set a precedent for other cities that want to see drivers get a living wage. In New York City, over 80,000 people earn their living by driving for app-based companies like Uber, Lyft, Juno, and Via. In the past several years, these companies, which control around 75% of the ride-hailing marketplace in New York City, have benefited from (and helped create) a boom in demand for rides, fueled in part by failings of the local subway system, and in part by the sheer availability of car service. But even as their services have become more prevalent in New York City, and many other places across the country, the drivers’ earnings are not keeping pace: In fact, they’ve been declining. But a new suite of pay rules up for a vote today the city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission could change that, and set an important precedent for the way th

Q&A: Will New York's Lyft, Uber driver salary changes spread?

Lyft, Uber and companies like them have rewritten what transportation looks like in the 21st century. They've been living in a four-wheeled wild west, though, without many restrictions on what ...

Tue 11 Dec 18 from Phys.org

New rules guarantee minimum wage for NYC Uber, Lyft drivers

Tue 4 Dec 18 from The Washington Post

Uber, Lyft rides in NYC could cost more under new minimum wage rule

New York City's Taxi & Limousine Commission approved a minimum wage of $17.22 per hour for drivers of ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft.        

Wed 5 Dec 18 from USA today

New York City passes $17 minimum wage for Uber and Lyft drivers

Drivers working for ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft have been pushing for better working conditions and wages for some time now, but not much has come of it, barring a few smaller ...

Wed 5 Dec 18 from Techspot

NYC votes to set minimum pay for Uber, Lyft drivers

"All workers deserve the protection of a fair, livable wage," drivers' advocate says.

Tue 4 Dec 18 from Arstechnica

New York’s Taxi and Limousine Commission approves minimum wage rules for app-based drivers

The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission has approved new rules that set a minimum hourly wage of $17.22 (after expenses) for drivers who work with app-based services like Uber, Lyft, ...

Tue 4 Dec 18 from TechCrunch

New York commission votes to increase minimum wage for Uber, Lyft drivers

The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission voted on Tuesday to set a minimum pay rate for drivers who work for app-based companies like Uber and Lyft. This new rule will go ...

Tue 4 Dec 18 from The Verge

NYC passes minimum pay wage for Uber and Lyft drivers

New York City's Taxi and Limousine Commission voted today to establish a minimum wage for drivers working for companies like Uber, Lyft, Juno and Via. The city is the first in ...

Tue 4 Dec 18 from Engadget

Inside New York’s plan to guarantee Lyft and Uber drivers a minimum wage

As app-based companies have grown in popularity over the last several years, driver wages have declined. A new policy in New York City could reverse the trend and set a precedent for other cities ...

Tue 4 Dec 18 from Fastcompany Tech

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