Senator Kamala Harris to Join Massive Rally of LA Working People
Drivers who traveled nearly 1,000 miles across California to push for passage of AB5 will gather Wednesday to celebrate this milestone victory for gig workers; Drivers laud AB5 as bold first step in combating Uber and Lyft’s continued exploitation and misclassification of drivers, vow to continue fighting for a strong, driver-led union
Hundreds-Strong Motor Pilgrimage Journeyed Over 500 miles from Los Angeles, Through the Central Valley, to the Bay Area and Sacramento; Drivers Shut Down Uber HQ in Downtown San Francisco, and Surrounded State Capitol with Caravan Stretching Over a Mile
Hundreds of Uber and Lyft Drivers will take their historic motor caravan directly to Sacramento lawmakers after a three-day pilgrimage with a motor rally to support Assembly Bill 5 and union rights; After concluding trip with a motor rally, drivers will hold a first-of-its-kind statewide drivers’ congress to map out next steps in their union organizing campaign
Hundreds of Uber and Lyft Drivers from across California will descend on the Bay Area, taking their hundreds-strong motor pilgrimage to Uber’s doorstep to demand they not impede the passage of Assembly Bill 5 and a path to unionization for drivers; Drivers will discuss their struggles and their demand for AB 5 and a union at a worker roundtable in Oakland
Hundreds of Uber and Lyft Drivers en route to Sacramento from Los Angeles will meet with United Farm Workers members in Fresno, drawing attention to the shared struggles of drivers and farmworkers and hand delivering driver messages directly to the Fresno Chamber of Commerce to demand they stop their campaign against Assembly Bill 5 and drivers’ rights.
Hundreds of Uber and Lyft Drivers en route to Sacramento from Los Angeles will make a symbolic stop in Delano to meet with United Farm Workers members at the historic Our Lady of Guadalupe Church.
Hundreds of Uber and Lyft drivers to pay homage to California’s historic labor fight with a journey through the Grapevine, stopping in the heart of the Farmworkers movement in Delano and Fresno on Day 1 before moving on to the Bay Area and the Capitol; Drivers are calling for the passage of Assembly Bill 5, which would end employee misclassification by Silicon Valley giants, and for the right to form a democratic, driver-led union.
Dozens of Uber and Lyft drivers will descend on El Monte City Hall to call on the City of El Monte to establish a $30/hour Living Wage Ordinance for rideshare drivers within city boundaries.
Last week, both Uber and Lyft attempted to pressure drivers by using empty promises and scare tactics into opposing Assembly Bill 5, legislation that would expand rights and protections for drivers in California through mass emails and in-app push notifications. The petition language threatens drivers with less flexibility should the legislation pass.