NEWS

  • June Newsletter
    Statement on George Floyd and Civil Unrest Gig Workers Matter supports the Black Lives Matter movement and the calls for justice for the murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and other African Americans impacted by racism and police misconduct. Black and brown working people are the heart of the gig economy, and our […]
  • Gig the Doc: Your story?
    We are very excited to be collaborating with a group of filmmakers creating a new documentary about the gig economy. They reached out to us to hear stories from drivers about working this new way. Here’s a snippet from Zak Norton from the group. We hope this finds you well and healthy in these unusual […]
  • COVID-19 Safety Guidelines
    We were able to obtain a copy of the city of Chicago’s guidelines for rideshare and taxicab drivers to maintain health and safety standards as the city begins to move into Phase 3 of the plan to re-start business services. Drivers, what do you think? Are these reasonable and appropriate? If you kept driving during […]
  • Rideshare in Illinois
    May 2020 Update – Contact your Legislator in IL The legislation which authorized ride share services in Illinois is due for renewal in June. If nothing happens, it will likely be approved for another 5 year term. We can’t let that happen without a fight. A coalition of organizations including Gig Workers Matter is urging […]
  • The Gig is Up
    We have a new advocacy tool to help activists send a clear message to Uber executives. Before proceeding, please make sure to create a Twitter account so this process goes smoothly. There are three parts to this campaign. Please click on all 3 links below to send tweets to all the targets of this campaign. […]