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"Driven to Despair" | SDSU and CPI study finds that four out of every five taxi drivers work 10-hour shifts or longer
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San Diego Free Press | Taxi Medallions: San Diego’s Licensing Program for Exploiting Immigrants

San Diego Free Press | Taxi Medallions: San Diego’s Licensing Program for Exploiting Immigrants By Doug Porter While lots of local politicos are willing to give at least lip service towards increasing the minimum wage or creating affordable housing, the abject lack of interest in rectifying a government sponsored system of exploitation in the local taxi industry is staggering. The medallion based system of licensing currently in place in San Diego, wherein drivers pay for the privilege of Read More

San Diego City Beat | San Diego taxi drivers claim wage exploitation

San Diego City Beat | San Diego taxi drivers claim wage exploitation By Joshua Emerson Smith Last Friday afternoon, taxi driver Osman Ibrahim Osman had picked up only two customers. He started at 7 a.m. and anticipated being on the road until 2 the next morning. If lucky, after gas and a permit fee, he might make about $75. “I never tried to work taxi, but the situation put me to work taxis,” he said. “There’s nothing. There’s no manufacturing. There’s not another job to work at, Read More

May 3, 2014: Worker Rights Are Human Rights Panel

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Emergency Action! MTS Meeting 3.20.14 9a.m.

On Thursday March 20th MTS will vote on Principles of Negotiation for a potential 5 year contract with the City. We'll keep you updated with more information. See the full Agenda item here Read More

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