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Uber drivers partner with the Teamsters Union in California

Posted by Steve Schram on April 25, 2016 at 10:06 AM

Originally published on April 24, 2016 on Engadget by Jon Fingas.

Just because Uber has settled two big disputes with drivers doesn't mean that its rank-and-file is happy. Uber drivers in California have partneredwith the Teamsters Union to create a new group, the App-Based Drivers Association, to represent ridesharing workers in the state. Much like the (currently embattled) union in Seattle, this organization will push for better benefits and conditions among drivers that normally don't get much say.

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