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6th New York City Cab Driver Takes His Life in Crisis Blamed on Uber

Ride-hailing services are accused of devastating the city's longtime professional drivers. .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 16th, 2018

6th New York City Cab Driver Takes His Life in Crisis Blamed on Uber

Ride-hailing services are accused of devastating the city's longtime professional drivers. .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 16th, 2018

Uber driver takes his own life over mounting debts — becomes seventh livery suicide in recent months - New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsUber driver takes his own life over mounting debts — becomes seventh livery suicide in recent monthsNew York Daily NewsA 58-year-old .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsOct 6th, 2018

Surge In New York City Taxi Driver Suicides Has The City Talking

With taxicab drivers in New York City, the story has been the same for the last couple of years: many are dealing with depression and suicidal thoughts after Uber and Lyft have decimated their industry, rendered their medallions relatively wor.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 5th, 2018

Break tradition to save Nycha

Our city’s housing crisis takes many shapes and forms, none more drastic than the current state of the New York City Housing Authority.   The needed repair work for Nycha’s nearly 185,000 apartments... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 3rd, 2018

Millions still trapped in debt-logged homes 10 years after crisis

School bus driver Michael Payne was renting an apartment on the 30th floor of a New York City high-rise, where the landlord's idea of fixing broken windows was to cover them with boards......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 14th, 2018

City releases groundbreaking proposal to boost Uber, Lyft driver wages

An in-depth report released Monday looks for the first time at what New York City's app-based drivers are earning—and recommends a wage-raising plan that would fundamentally change how the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 3rd, 2018

Epidemic Of New York Cab Driver Suicides Continues With 6th Death Since November

It looks as though Uber's skirting of taxi medallion regulations has once again unfortunately claimed the life of a New York taxi cab driver. In what can only be described as the latest in an epidemic of suicides by cab drivers in New Y.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 16th, 2018

Sixth New York City cab driver dies of suicide after struggling financially - NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comSixth New York City cab driver dies of suicide after struggling financiallyNBCNews.comA sixth New York City taxi cab driver took his own life on Friday night, the latest in a string of driver suicides that has shaken the industry and brought at.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJun 16th, 2018

More trouble for Uber driver who kicked lesbian couple out of car for kissing

Uber has removed a New York City driver's access to its app after he kicked a lesbian couple out of his car for kissing......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 13th, 2018

More trouble for Uber driver who kicked lesbian couple out of car for kissing

Uber has removed a New York City driver's access to its app after he kicked a lesbian couple out of his car for kissing......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 13th, 2018

New York City passes nation's first minimum pay rate for Uber and Lyft drivers - Vox

VoxNew York City passes nation's first minimum pay rate for Ube.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsDec 5th, 2018

Uber, Lyft rides in NYC could cost more under new minimum wage rule

New York City's Taxi & Limousine Commission approved a minimum wage of $17.22 per hour for drivers of ride-sharing services such as Uber .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayDec 5th, 2018

New York City just became the first US city to set a minimum wage for Uber and Lyft drivers - Business Insider

Business InsiderNew York City just became the first US city to set a minimum wage for Uber and Lyft driversBusiness InsiderNew York City is the first US city to adopt .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsDec 4th, 2018

Uber drivers are getting minimum-wage protection for the very first time - Quartz

QuartzUber drivers are getting minimum-wage protection for the very first timeQuartzNew York City voted Tuesday (Dec. 4) to enact a first-of-its-kind pay floor .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsDec 4th, 2018

The state of inequality: Chipping away at housing problems

New York City residents are convinced the city confronts an intractable housing crisis. The deterioration of New York City Housing Authority properties imperils its estimated 600,000 residents. The... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 26th, 2018

A program for every problem: Chipping away at housing problems

New York City residents are convinced the city confronts an intractable housing crisis. The deterioration of New York City Housing Authority properties imperils its estimated 600,000 residents. The... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 26th, 2018

REBNY takes shot at commercial rent control in retail report

The Real Estate Board of New York continued to attack a potential proposal in the City Council to institute protections for retail stores that critics say would create a form of commercial rent... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 23rd, 2018

Opioid Industry Takes New York to Court Over New Levy

Opioid makers and distributors are fighting a novel New York state law that aims to collect hundreds of millions of dollars from the industry to help defray costs of the opioid crisis......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 20th, 2018

Industry split on where to grow life science hub

The industry is bullish on creating a life sciences hub in New York City, but there are differing opinions on where it should go. New York City is home to several universities that foster life sciences talent, but the .....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyNov 14th, 2018

How Long Island City won over the city and then Amazon

And why this deal is so important for New York The meeting was supposed to be about bringing life sciences work to Long Island City. The group talked about life sciences but then switched gears, as... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 8th, 2018