The Nova Scotia Federation of Labour along with the Canadian Labour Congress and other provincial and territorial federations of labour have joined forces to push back against Uber and it’s self‑serving proposal for Flexible Work+ dangerous, undermining and offensive to the rights and dignity of workers.
Danny Cavanagh: HRM council must ensure that workers’ rights are respected and that companies abide by the same rules as taxis and that checks and balances are in place to protect the travelling public and workers.
“These multinational companies like Uber and Lyft have a responsibility to treat their workers fairly. Our government also holds a responsibility to ensure all workers are protected,” writes NS Federation of Labour president Danny Cavanagh.
It’s time to push back a bit on the many op eds and letters elsewhere calling for Uber to come to Halifax. It’s not all good, certainly not for the workers, A survey shows gig workers are lonely, unhappy and feel they have very little control over their lives.