The Racial Implications of the Uber-Lyft Strike

Skanda Kadirgamar
May 13, 2019 - 5:00
The Racial Implications of the Uber-Lyft Strike

On May 8 drivers for Uber and Lyft went on strike across the world. Workers turned off their apps in anticipation of Uber’s initial public offering (IPO) on May 10, which was valued at $75.46 billion. However, workers believe they haven’t benefited from these profits. Reports have cited rising allegations of poverty pay as motivating the strike.

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