Monday, February 26, 2024

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MPP Chris Glover speaks at an Uber drivers' protest on February 14th, 2024. Photo: TYR Labour Council
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Dara Khosrowshahi admits Uber adjusts driver pay along with fares

“Algorithmic wage discrimination” part of the package by Ben Wray Uber’s CEO has admitted that the company changes its drivers pay based on their “behavioural patterns,” after years of denials of the controversial policy which has been called “algorithmic wage discrimination.”

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Despite Uber's announcement of a deal with the union selected by Uber in 2022, Toronto drivers are planning a protest on February 14th. Image: RDAO
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9am at City Hall, noon parade to Uber office on Bloor East

Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver rideshare drivers planning to protest parade On Wednesday, February 14, Gig Workers around the globe are rallying in solidarity and collective action.  In Toronto, workers are expected to gather at Toronto City’s Hall’s south lawn at 9am

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Ridefair's report cover highlights the business rideshare has diverted from the TTC. Image: RideFair
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Uber drivers averaging $6.37 per hour: report

Uber’s proposed Provincial policy is a poverty trap, not a gig work solution, say Ridefair, RDAO On February 12th, 2024, Ridefair Toronto and the Rideshare Drivers Association of Ontario (RDAO) released a report titled “Legislated Poverty” to address Uber’s deceptive

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Eva Vlaardingerbroek shares photos of and news coverage of the German Farmer's protest. Image: Twitter
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Farmers forcing EU to back down

🚨 BREAKING: Under intense pressure from farmers, the European Commission has dropped key passages in a proposal for a new 2040 goal for cutting greenhouse gas pollution. https://t.co/RbbLaFKZzz — POLITICOEurope (@POLITICOEurope) February 6, 2024 UPDATE Countries that have now joined

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