Uber Removed from Google Maps for Android, Uber Drivers Strike

Once again the gig economy sounds like a recipe for labor unrest rather than a high-tech utopia. Companies like Uber will have to recognize unions and start bargaining with them sooner or later – if they want to survive.

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Uber Drivers staged a Strike in Dallas

Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa Jr. needs to send Uber CEO Travis Kalanick a nice thank you card because he’s ensuring that organized labor is going to have a very bright future in the 21st century. Although I have a feeling that isn’t the future that Uber and the tech geeks that love it had in mind, but it is the one that Mr. Kalanick is building for us.

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