Uber Lyft Drivers & Gig Economy Workers Weekly News:   This week I have John Wilkerson on the show to discuss when Rideshare drivers will return to the platforms, and what will it take to bring them back? This week we cover:
  1. Jay Cutler/Uber Eats (masking).
  2. Lack of driver PPE when most needed.
  3. SAFETY Canceling because too many passengers, leaves drivers in dangerous situations.
  4. With riders back in full, why are drivers not returning to the rideshare platforms.
  5. Passenger fares are still way too high, drivers not seeing their cut.
  6. Gig Worker Portable Benefits.
  7. Autonomous reality check.
  8. Is Uber marketing for its driver partners?
  9. Lyft and Uber wasted their marketing money months ago.
  10. Pandemic flip-flop Rideshare to Delivery, how will they bring back rideshare drivers.
  11. Who will bring drivers back first, Uber or Lyft?
Sponsored by Curri ~ Drive for Curri LINKS FROM THIS WEEK: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/jay-cutler-cut-uber-eats-ads-over-anti-mask-views-n1276922 https://www.einnews.com/pr_news/548819761/breakthrough-healthcare-benefits-program-for-the-gig-economy https://www.cnbc.com/2021/08/13/airbnb-and-doordash-boosted-marketing-in-q2-for-recruiting.html

Rideshare Rodeo Podcast is presented by Curri

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One thought on “What Will It Take To Bring Rideshare Drivers Back?

  1. NYC Terry says:

    I heard on another episode of this podcast you were looking for a NYC taxi driver who owned a CNCP/medallion.I bought mine in the late 90’s for an amount I can never pay back. If you don’t know. Medallions go back to 1937. In 1950 was the first overpricing for its time when medallions started costing $5,000. Prices raised every year until 2014 when one medallion sold for $1.4 million. Since 2014 medallions have fallen in resell price due to uber. Most drivers who purchased medallions between mid-1990’s and 2014 have debts ranging between $500,000-$800,000 that they will never be able to pay back. Since 2014 the re-sell price of medallions is between $100,000-$125,000. Worst the city does nothing to help resolve this problem they created to keep cab drivers in debt forever. If you want to know more email me back. Terry

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