Category : Blog

January 5, 2023 | Blog

LET UBER KNOW WE WANT OUR RAISE!

New York City rideshare drivers won a raise – and we’re fighting to make Uber PAY UP!  In the middle of the holiday season, with inflation and the huge cost of living spiraling in New York, Uber tried to take away our hard-earned pay raise that was approved by the TLC. So in December, Justice […]

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December 20, 2022 | Blog

TAKE ACTION AT O’HARE ON 12/27

Chicago drivers are fighting for fair wages, safety, and more this holiday season! Uber, Lyft, and delivery drivers in Chicago are fed up. We’re making less money than ever, we’re not safe on the job, we’re being unfairly deactivated from our accounts, and we don’t even have access to bathrooms. That’s why on December 27, […]

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November 29, 2022 | Blog

JUSTICE FOR APP WORKERS FRIENDSGIVING

At our Friendsgiving celebration and general meeting on Monday, November 21, drivers and delivery workers gathered to celebrate Justice for App Workers’ growth in 2022!  Over delicious halal food, coalition leaders Adalgisa Payero-Diarra and Sonam Lama reflected on how far we’ve come in 2022. In just 10 months, our movement for the rights of rideshare […]

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October 27, 2022 | Blog

Tell New York lawmakers not to tax us twice!

Rideshare drivers in New York are speaking up about the impact a second congestion tax would have on app workers and making sure Governor Hochul and the MTA know we should not be taxed twice!  Last month, we launched a campaign on social media: #DontTaxUsTwice. Drivers from all over NYC have been sharing their stories […]

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September 13, 2022 | Blog

DON’T TAX RIDESHARE TWICE

Rideshare drivers can’t afford more taxes and fees – and we’re making sure our State leaders know it!  On Wednesday, August 31, we gathered hundreds of drivers and supporters  outside MTA headquarters in New York City to protest the proposed congestion tax on for-hire vehicles. Chants of “MTA, shame on you!” and “Driver power!” rang […]

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September 2, 2022 | Blog

JUSTICE FOR APP WORKERS NEW YORK SOLIDARITY BARBECUE

“It is your day today. Justice for App Workers values you!” said Naomi Ogutu, President of NYC Rideshare Club and Co-chair of Justice for App Workers.  On Saturday, August 20, a group of over 1,000 app workers and family members gathered in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens at the barbecue we hosted alongside our coalition […]

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August 19, 2022 | Blog

JUSTICE FOR APP WORKERS ILLINOIS LAUNCHES AT CHICAGO GIGFEST

On Sunday, at the first annual Chicago GigFest, Illinois rideshare drivers and delivery workers gathered for a rare day of rest and celebration with our families. There, we announced that Justice for App Workers is now a NATIONAL movement with 20,000 Illinois app workers joining the fight against Uber, Lyft, DoorDash, Grubhub, and other big […]

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August 14, 2022 | Blog

INTRODUCING: JUSTICE FOR APP WORKERS ILLINOIS!

We are proud to announce that today, rideshare and delivery workers and our families gathered for the first-ever Chicago GigFest to make a historic announcement. Seven grassroots app driver groups representing 20,000 members have united as Justice for App Workers Illinois, joining our fast-growing national movement that started with 100,000 app workers in New York!  […]

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August 9, 2022 | Blog

YOU’RE INVITED TO AN APP WORKER BARBECUE!

Justice for App Workers is proud to partner with our coalition member the Independent Drivers Guild to host a barbecue for solidarity. Join us for a shared celebration of app workers and our families! CLICK HERE TO RSVP This is a chance to celebrate all our progress together, along with delicious halal food, giveaways of […]

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July 29, 2022 | Blog

JUSTICE FOR APP WORKERS IS ACCEPTING ENDORSEMENTS!

Last week, Justice for App Workers celebrated its first big victory – we won critical health benefits for New York drivers! We are proud to help keep app drivers in New York safer, and this is just the start of what we will achieve together.  When groups endorse our movement, their support helps us push […]

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