MWA News

News from the frontlines of the fight for Gig Workers rights in California.

It was a triumphant Wednesday evening in El Monte, as MWA drivers packed the city council chambers to testify about our mistreatment at the hands of Uber and Lyft and ask the city council to move toward a $30 an hour living wage for drivers in El Monte. When they heard about the challenges the […]

For the second time in two weeks, Mobile Workers Alliance headed North to fight for AB5, rights and protections for drivers and a path to a union.  Friday morning, dozens of MWA drivers joined a group of Bay Area drivers from Gig Workers Rising at the Uber Headquarters on Market Street in San Francisco. In […]

Cientos de conductores de viajes compartidos de todas partes de California llegaron al capitolio del estado la semana pasada para cabildear a los legisladores para que aprueben el Proyecto de Ley AB-5 y los conductores tambien hicieron a conocer su apoyo a los derechos sindicales para todos. La acción comenzó el martes 9 de julio […]

Hundreds of rideshare drivers from across California descended on the state capitol this week to urge lawmakers to pass Assembly Bill 5, and renew our call for union rights for all. Action kicked off Tuesday morning, as drivers met with key elected officials including the Office of the California Governor, AB 5 author Assemblymember Lorena […]

lyft hub takeover

Uber and Lyft are on the defensive. Earlier this month, the bosses at both companies published a joint op-ed that acknowledged the many issues that drivers have been calling out for years and made some vague statements about making things better for drivers. This seeming about-face by the companies was immediately followed by this: Uber […]