On December 14, the Seattle City Council will take a historic vote to decide whether drivers in the for-hire transportation industry deserve a voice at work and the same rights as other workers to bargain collectively over their wages and working conditions.
"Since I started driving for Uber, Uber has cut our pay without notice, terminated drivers without giving a reason, and blocked our efforts to improve our working conditions. Many drivers now report earning less than minimum wage," said Peter Kuel.
"We’re not asking to get rich driving for Uber. But we are looking for fairness and the ability to earn a living wage so that we can pay the rent, and put food on the table for our families."
We'll be gathering at 2 P.M. at City Hall on Monday to let the City Council know that we support Councilmember Mike O'Brien's A Voice for Drivers legislation. Drivers deserve the same rights as other workers and dignity and respect on the job.