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LA Ride-Share Drivers Stage 1-Day Strike After Uber Pay Cut (1)

March 25, 2019, 5:52 PMUpdated: March 25, 2019, 8:09 PM

Uber and Lyft drivers in California went on strike March 25 to protest a pay cut by Uber.

More than 10,000 drivers from the two companies were expected to participate in the 25-hour work stoppage, ride-share advocates said. Rideshare Drivers United asked Uber to reverse its announcement of a 25 percent wage cut and asked all ride-share platforms to guarantee drivers a $28 minimum hourly rate. The “alt-labor” union estimated that 10,000 drivers would strike and 500 would participate in a rally in Redondo Beach. The union says it has between 2,800 and 3,000 members.

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