MWA News

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

protect all workers

Ahorita, funcionarios federales están trabajando en una legislación para trabajadores y negocios afectado por la crisis del COVID-19. Pero porque los choferes esta incorrectamente clasificados como contratistas independientes, hay una posibilidad de que no nos incluyan en ningún Alivio Federal para los empleados. Eso no lo podemos permitir. Nosotros estamos trayéndoles la comida a la […]

protect all workers

Right now, federal officials are working on legislation for workers and businesses affected by the COVID-19 crisis! Since drivers are misclassified as independent contractors, there’s a chance that we could be left out of any relief that’s targeted at employees. That can’t happen.  We’re the ones out here getting meals to people, giving them rides to […]

dara khosrowshahi

En una conferencia virtual, los choferes de la Alianza de Trabajadores Móviles respondieron a los comentarios crueles del director ejecutivo de Uber Dara Khosrowshahi sobre la crisis de la salud pública. Esta mañana, Khosrowshahi les dijo a los analistas financieros, “Sin duda la situación demuestra la desventaja de agregar protecciones básicas a empleo que requiere […]

dara khosrowshahi

In a virtual press conference today, Mobile Workers Alliance drivers reacted to Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi’s cruel take on the current public health crisis. This morning, in comments to financial analysts regarding the ongoing pandemic, Khosrowshahi said “This situation certainly demonstrates the downside of attaching basic protections to W2 employment.” MWA driver James Wiest addressed […]

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 […]