Uber agrees workers must be protected. We’ve proposed a progressive approach to ensure security and flexibility, writes chief legal officer Tony West        

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  • Uber: Drivers tell us through focus groups and surveys they don’t want to be employees
    Work is changing. Unlike a generation ago, typical workers will have 12 employers in their lifetime. Many choose independent work because it’s flexible: You decide when, where and for whom you work.
    09/16/2019 - 11:29 am | View Link
  • Uber says it won't classify drivers as employees despite California bill
    “But we will also continue to advocate for the independence and choice that drivers tell us again and again in surveys, polls, focus groups, and personal conversations that they value most.” West said ...
    09/11/2019 - 9:26 am | View Link
  • Treat workers as employees? Uber, Lyft and others are scrambling for a compromise
    At least two of the companies, Postmates and DoorDash, have also commissioned surveys ... to do what the drivers asked,” Moore said. “That’s what a drivers association is, it’s a company union. It’s ...
    06/23/2019 - 12:00 am | View Link
  • Uber launches rider loyalty Rewards like credits & upgrades 9 cities
    As for the drivers, “They absolutely get paid their full rate ... Uber spent the better part of last year asking users through surveys and focus groups what they’d want in a loyalty program. It found ...
    11/14/2018 - 1:05 am | View Link
  • A new survey of Uber drivers in Australia finds the vast majority are unhappy with what they're being paid
    Meanwhile, drivers are threatened with deactivation if they don’t meet the demands of the billion-dollar ... including regular roundtables and focus groups, partner support centres around Australia, ...
    10/24/2018 - 4:39 am | View Link
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