In the latest in the battle over Uber coming to Upstate New York, an advocacy group is sending out letters to local leaders about Uber’s lack of wheelchair-accessible cars.
A Miami Uber driver has been arrested after police say he admitted to sexually battering a customer while she was incapacitated.
New York Business Journal: N.Y.C. legislators propose ‘drivers benefit fund’ for yellow cabs and Uber too
From New York Business Journal: New legislation has been put in place to make sure N.Y.C.'s taxi and for-hire vehicle drivers have access to a slate of benefits that were not available to them before, [...]
Two former drivers for Uber are eligible for unemployment payments, New York State regulators have ruled, finding that they should be treated as employees rather than independent contractors, as the company has maintained.
From Gothamist: A Los Angeles woman says an Uber driver attacked her this summer and stole her phone, and the ride-sharing company fought her and the NYPD's efforts to bring him to justice. Abbey Thomas, a [...]
NBC New York: ‘I Was Bleeding Out of the Back of My Head’: Woman Sues Driver, Uber Over Alleged Attack, Lack of Cooperation
A woman visiting from California who was allegedly attacked by her Uber driver is furious that it took more than a month for him to be arrested and she blames Uber’s policies.
NY Daily News: Uber, driver sued by woman who allegedly had to jump out of moving car near Gramercy Park
A California woman said she had to make a terrifying jump from a moving Uber car in New York after being dragged down a block — yet Uber allegedly did nothing to help police track down the crazed hack.
An irate Uber driver dragged a woman down the block with her body half out of his car — and the company then blocked an NYPD investigation into him, a new lawsuit says.
A Middle Tennessee Uber driver has been suspended after police say she refused to give a ride to a man and his service dog.
The Sun: Uber accused of cashing in on bomb explosion by charging almost double to take terrified New Yorkers home
Traumatized families caught up in the New York bomb blast have accused Uber of cashing in on the tragedy by charging almost double to take them home.
A potential class-action lawsuit filed earlier this week in New York City claims Lyft has regularly overcharged riders for tolls there and seeks nearly $60 million in damages.
International Business Times: Uber To Repay Customers’ Tips As Drivers Launch War Against Company’s Self-Driving Program
Uber is is going to repay riders the tips that were charged to them when they used the transportation service after U.S. District Court Judge Edward Chen reportedly gave the green light to the deal that would compel the San Francisco-based company to do so.