Category Archives for Uber.

Uber Recruits Veterans and Military Spouses

Happy Veterans Day weekend to those in the United States. Uber has kicked the weekend off for associates with a reminder about their plan to recruit 50,000 veterans, military members, and spouses through UberMILITARY, a program dedicated to sourcing and onboarding these new drivers. If one is thinking about signing up to drive for Uber,…

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Crowdfunding an Uber Surge

A couple of weeks ago, I posted a poll about Uber surge pricing.  While 60% of my readers said they would wait out Uber surge pricing (or find another means of transportation), for some people it’s a matter of “when you’ve got to go, you’ve got to go” (20% of my readers). I’ve found that…

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Lyft Financial Woes? (UPDATED)

Please see ongoing updates at the end of this post. Rideshare drivers are abuzz.  It appears that ridesharing operator Lyft did not pay their drivers this morning via their normal weekly direct deposit. Drivers for services like Uber and Lyft operate as independent contractors, with all their ride profits from the previous week direct deposited…

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