MWA News

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

What do you do when your rights and life come under attack? You stand up and fight back, and that’s exactly what members of the Mobile Workers Alliance (MWA) are doing. On March 11th, dozens and dozens of Lyft and Uber drivers participated in preventive self-defense classes organized by MWA drivers for drivers in the Los […]

LAWA Letter

Los baños, van a cambiar. Menos de dos semanas después de que lanzamos nuestra campaña de petición y un día antes de nuestra demostración planificada en el aeropuerto, los funcionarios de LAX se pusieron en contacto con MWA para prometer baños adicionales y estaciones de lavado de manos para el viernes junto con una invitación […]

LAWA Letter

The toilets, they are a-changing. Less than two weeks after we launched our petition drive and a day before our planned demonstration at the airport, LAX officials contacted MWA to promise additional toilets and handwashing stations by Friday along with an invitation to meet to work out a long-term solution to the current unsanitary conditions […]

MWA LAWA Meeting

On Tuesday, Los Angeles International Airport debuted its new ride share system, LAX-it. The rollout was anything but smooth. With hour-plus waits for rides, packed shuttles, confused drivers and angry passengers, Los Angeles World Airports and the Mayor’s Office made the smart call and reached out to us, the drivers, to try to work toward […]

Silicon Valley profits

El martes por la mañana, Uber, Lyft y Doordash anunciaron que lanzarían una campaña de 90 millones de dólares en la boleta electoral para revertir los derechos tan reñidos que ganamos a través de AB5. Esto es normal para estas compañías que en toda su existencia nunca han seguido las reglas. Uber, Lyft y Doordash […]