TNC and Town Car Drivers from Uber and UberX Will Hold a Political Forum Event on Sunday, April 13 at 2 P.M.
(Seattle, WA) – TNC and town car drivers from Uber and UberX will publicly voice their concerns about unjust working conditions at the company at a Political Forum event on Sunday, April 13, 2014. The drivers have invited Seattle City Council members, key legislators, and members of the media to attend the event.
A panel of Uber drivers will speak on a variety of issues, including the company’s predatory practices, the unwarranted deactivation of drivers from the Uber app, and flaws with the company’s rating system.
Uber drivers will be joined by members of the Western Washington Taxicab Operators Association (WWTCOA), who will voice their support of the drivers, as well as representatives from Teamsters Local 117 and other community-based organizations, including OneAmerica Votes.
Uber and UberX drivers
Dawn Gearhart, Teamsters Local 117
Rich Stolz, OneAmerica Votes
Kshama Sawant, Seattle City Council Member
Mike O’Brien, Seattle City Council Member
UBER DRIVERS - POLITICAL FORUM EVENT
Sunday, April 13, 2014 2 P.M.
Yesler Community Center
917 E Yesler Way, Seattle, WA 98122