Uber and Lyft are pushing drivers into poverty | Opinion

Uber has a lucrative business model, but it has one problem: It relies on pushing its drivers into poverty.

The courts are still skeptical — however politicians are experiencing an awakening to the reality of the impact of the gig economy on the workforce, as corporations, specifically the Silicon Valley Tech Titans, such as Uber and Lyft, are finding ways to skirt the laws and put their corporate profits before people – stating they ‘are not in the transportation industry, do not have drivers and are confident that the current employment classifications do not apply to their business model.’

 

originally posted by:https://www.nj.com/opinion/2020/03/uber-and-lyft-are-pushing-drivers-into-poverty-opinion.html

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