Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 1473 , Segment 1
Episode: Rideshare Drivers, Hollywood Diversity, Cary Grant
- Nov 19, 2020 9:00 pm
- 22:55 mins
Guest: Chris Gerace, Rideshare Driver, Creator of YouTube Channel “Real RideShare Stories” Tension has been building for years about what rights and protections people have when they drive for an app like Uber or Lyft. The companies say drivers are just freelancers. The state of California tried to force Uber and Lyft to treat drivers as employees with access to health benefits, paid sick days and unemployment insurance. It all came to a head in the recent election with a measure called Prop 22 in California. The rideshare companies won that fight. Now they’re looking to do the same thing in other states. But what do drivers for these apps think?