An Uber driver makes a frantic phone call in Mandarin to gather information for paperwork. More than 20 staff members at Primetime Brokerage fields questions from swarms of anxious listeners that surround them. Such was the scene at the taxi and rideshare service agency based in Sunnyside, Queens Thursday afternoon, as dozens of Uber and […]
Judge affirms city rules mandating at least $17.96 an hour before tips for Uber, Grubhub and DoorDash workers, clearing New York as the first major U.S. city with a guaranteed driver wage.
The city wants to toss out a class-action suit brought by drivers ticketed for illegal airport pickups, but the plaintiffs keep pressing for a trial.
A new UCLA study finds ride-hail companies have been claiming a bigger piece of the pie ever since drivers began receiving a city-guaranteed minimum wage in 2019 — peaking in April 2020.
A surcharge added to every yellow or green cab ride could rise from 30 cents to $1 in a new effort to meet a long-blown accessibility deadline.
Often pitted against each other, yellow taxi and app-service drivers came together Wednesday to call on Hochul to hit the brakes on congestion pricing fees.
Transit officials say more pros than cons lie ahead as they cruise toward launching fees for drivers entering the city’s traffic-clogged core.
E-bikes have become an essential tool workers use to meet brutal delivery schedules. They’ve also sparked deadly fires in public housing.
Emily Wu accepted Uber’s new terms of service in January without thinking much about it. The Brooklyn woman didn’t realize that the seemingly routine click on her phone would be used by the ride-share company in a bid to torpedo her ongoing lawsuit against the firm. In November, the 23-year-old college student filed suit against […]
Sign up for “THE CITY Scoop,” our daily newsletter where we send you stories like this first thing in the morning. Abraham Lobe started driving for Uber in 2014, attracted by the possibility of earning extra money to supplement his work as a minister and the promise of owning a leased car after three years. […]