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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

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

The New York Post: Uber, Lyft suspend driver for secretly livestreaming passengers

A driver for Uber and Lyft in Missouri used a webcam to secretly record unsuspecting customers — then broadcast the footage on the internet for the world to see......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch47 min. ago

JPMorgan takes its fund for entrepreneurs of color to Chicago

JPMorgan Chase has pumped millions of dollars into supporting entrepreneurs of color in Detroit, New York City and San Francisco......»»

Category: topSource: moneyJul 19th, 2018

Galaxy Note 9 image leak gives us the best look yet at Samsung’s new flagship

With just a few weeks to go until Samsung takes the stage in New York City to unveil the Galaxy Note 9, it looks like there might not be anything left to unveil. Just hours after the Sam.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 18th, 2018

Give life sciences space and watch it boom

With tech startups and the world’s best scientific and medical-research universities, New York City has long been at the crossroads of technology, science and medicine. Workers in pharma,... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 17th, 2018

Don"t repair Housing Authority projects—replace them

New York City Housing Authority projects are based on a structurally flawed financial model that doesn’t work in practice. The latest reported crisis, nearly $32 billion in repair and capital... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 12th, 2018

Uber and Lyft Drivers Could Be Getting a Serious Raise in New York City

Up to $17.22 an hour. The tussle between ride hailing apps and drivers continues--and the drivers may have just gotten the upper hand. On Monday, New York's Taxi.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 3rd, 2018

Study backs pay rise for New York City"s Uber, Lyft drivers

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City's cash-strapped Uber and Lyft drivers have been campaigning for bigger paychecks, and their effort got a boost on Monday from a study two economists conducted for the city's Taxi and Limousine Commission......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 2nd, 2018

NYC taxi commission study backs pay rise for Uber, Lyft drivers

New York City's cash-strapped Uber and Lyft drivers have been campaigning for bigger paychecks, and their effort got a boost on Monday from a study two economists conducted for the city's Taxi and Limousine Commission......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 2nd, 2018

NYC taxi commission study backs pay rise for NYC Uber, Lyft drivers

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City's cash-strapped Uber and Lyft drivers have been campaigning for bigger paychecks, and their effort got a boost on Monday from a study two economists conducted for the city's Taxi and Limousine Commission......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 2nd, 2018

Nonprofits are still subsidizing crucial government services

New York City is in the midst of an inequity crisis. From rising rates of homelessness to an epidemic of substance use, pressing social issues continue to challenge communities and exacerbate... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 27th, 2018

The New York taxicab bubble couldn"t last forever

Bloomberg News on Monday posted an article about something that has become a pretty big deal in New York City: taxi driver suicides. Since November, six drivers, beset with financial difficulties,... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 20th, 2018

The other Uber fight: Unions brawl to rep drivers

Who speaks for Uber drivers? As market saturation and driver suicides wrack the taxi and black-car industry, and the city gears up for another street fight with ride-hail apps, three powerhouse... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 14th, 2018

Uber CEO says New York City should charge a fee on all ride-hailing trips to help out struggling taxi drivers

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 12th, 2018

Craigslist founder gives $20 million to journalism school

His website is often blamed for contributing to the decline of the newspaper industry, but now Criagslist founder Craig Newmark is giving $20 million to train future journalists at the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism......»»

Category: topSource: moneyJun 11th, 2018