Uber drivers in Los Angeles and San Francisco staged protests this week over declining pay and working conditions. Meanwhile, drivers in New York and London went on strike. It’s just the latest turmoil for the on-demand ride service: This year has also brought fights with taxi unions and local governments, and a price war with competitor Lyft. What does all of this mean for consumers looking for a cheap ride?
Uber’s Labor Fight
- Catherine Rampell - economics columnist at the Washington Post - @crampell