Transcript for Rideshare drivers threatening to walk off the job in cities across the country
We do ought to transition to write your drivers planning coordinated protests against Hoover a lift and other companies later this week which could make it difficult to get where you wanna go. The drivers drawing attention to their push for higher wages ABC's Maggie ruling has more. This morning cities across the country are gearing up for massive protests on the roadways. Has thousands of rice share drivers plan to go on strike. Calling for higher wages. Our goal is to regulate. Industry. So that it's a living wage no matter what company you are working for. Write your driver's United's calling for a national day of action on Wednesday one day before Guber plans to go public. And what promises to be the biggest tech IPOs since FaceBook. From coast to coast right sure organizations in eight cities including LA Chicago Washington DC and New York have already signed on. In San Diego and Los Angeles demonstrators plan to strike for 24 hours. In other cities some strikes will take place during peak traffic but some drivers say the strike won't make a difference. I don't bullying guide for the send us Seau work in LA the union says Hoover cut their pay from eighty cents to sixty and a mild last month. And soon after lift got rid of incentives that let drivers make more money and it it is significant difference every day that struggle to make it basic gripping. The pay a system that is. Gone down hill from where Hoover started to it is now. A spokesperson for rumors saying will continue working to improve the experience for end to wish drivers. Lift also released a statement saying that its drivers hourly earnings have increased over the last two years and on average drivers nationwide heard over twenty dollars per hour. I beg you really forests in Los Angeles thank you.
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