There are many articles now out there building this up, but will this strike live up the hype?  here are some Headline Articles/Reporting out there at the moment:

  • Uber and Lyft drivers in Los Angeles will launch a 24-hour strike Wednesday in protest of wages they say are too low to make ends meet [full story]
  • “It’s tough to affect the marketplace,” said Harry Campbell, a Los Angeles driver who runs The RideShare Guy blog and podcast. “A few hundred or even a thousand drivers (not working) won’t have a big impact.” [full story]
  • One group who won’t benefit much from Uber’s IPO: its drivers, who numbered 3.9 million at the end of last year. In fact, they are likely to see their pay worsen over the upcoming year as the company strives to become more profitable [full story]
  • Drivers in New York and other cities have complaints about the company, and they’re planning a two hour strike tomorrow morning to raise awareness about their grievances [full story]
  • As rideshare drivers in major cities gear up to demand better working conditions in a countrywide protest tomorrow, two local drivers’ unions have announced they’re joining the efforts with a rally in Southwest Philly [full story]
  • Not everyone is cheering, though. Uber’s public listing coincides with a planned global work stoppage, which some of its drivers organized to protest low pay [full story]
  • Drivers from Uber and its competitor Lyft plan a two-hour strike in eight major cities over pay and working conditions ahead of Uber’s IPO [full story]
  • Drivers for ride-hailing services Uber and Lyft are planning to turn off their apps Wednesday to protest low wages and other gripes [full story]
  • ousands of Uber and Lyft drivers are planning to turn off their apps and strike Wednesday, the same day ride-share giant Uber is set to go public ((FYI, this is incorrect reporting, Uber does not go public until Friday)) [full story]
  • Uber Technologies Inc’s drivers in New York will go on strike next week shortly before the ride-hailing company goes public to protest what they view as unfair employment conditions, a taxi union said on Friday [full story]
  • Do you know if Uber/Lyft drivers plan to strike tomorrow in DC? [full story]
  • Dozens of drivers ((this reporting from Chicago 9news, while Chicago Tribune is reporting “Thousands”?)) are also planning to demonstrate in the loop Wednesday at 3 p.m. and march towards City Hall [full story]
  • Mashable [see video]
  • CBS NYC [see video]
  • NBC Detroit [see video]

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