Bolt news: CT e-hailing taxi drivers march to Parly over pay dispute with Bolt, Uber

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CT e-hailing taxi drivers march to Parly over pay dispute with Bolt, Uber

The drivers stated that e-hailing platforms had dropped fare prices but that their share cut had remained the identical, effectively resulting in lower earnings.

E-Hailing taxi drivers march to Parliament on 12 November 2021 demanding that government intervene in what they call exploitation by their employers. Picture: Shamiela Fisher/Eyewitness News
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CAPE TOWN – E-hailing taxi drivers are marching to Parliament to call on govt to intervene in a pay dispute with the apps they force for.

They stated that e-hailing platforms had dropped fare prices but that their share cut had remained the identical, effectively resulting in lower earnings.

Police and law enforcement officers carefully followed the team of e-hailing taxi drivers as they moved by means of the Cape City CBD.

The demonstrators started marching from Hanover Avenue and may merely accrued raze at Parliament where a memorandum of requires shall be handed over

Singing and chanting drivers are carrying placards that be taught “Rate may merely accrued be dropped for all apps”, “Shame on Bolt and Uber” and “What’s Uber with out a driver”.

One driver has coordinated the march and explained what has resulted in the circulate.

“Our criticism is along with your entire e-hailing platforms working here within the metropolis of Cape City but essentially Uber and Bolt. On Thursday 4 November, Uber dropped the prices of fares with out consulting the drivers. Bolt takes 30% – 35% fee, Uber takes 25% fee,” he explained.

The driver – who desires to dwell anonymous to protect his identification – stated that they were being exploited and wish changes.

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CT e-hailing taxi drivers march to Parly over pay dispute with Bolt, Uber

The drivers stated that e-hailing platforms had dropped fare prices but that their share cut had remained the identical, effectively resulting in lower earnings.

E-Hailing taxi drivers march to Parliament on 12 November 2021 demanding that government intervene in what they call exploitation by their employers. Picture: Shamiela Fisher/Eyewitness News
  • Uber
  • Uber drivers
  • Bolt
  • E-hailing
  • E-hailing services
  • Bolt drivers

CAPE TOWN – E-hailing taxi drivers are marching to Parliament to call on govt to intervene in a pay dispute with the apps they force for.

They stated that e-hailing platforms had dropped fare prices but that their share cut had remained the identical, effectively resulting in lower earnings.

Police and law enforcement officers carefully followed the team of e-hailing taxi drivers as they moved by means of the Cape City CBD.

The demonstrators started marching from Hanover Avenue and may merely accrued raze at Parliament where a memorandum of requires shall be handed over

Singing and chanting drivers are carrying placards that be taught “Rate may merely accrued be dropped for all apps”, “Shame on Bolt and Uber” and “What’s Uber with out a driver”.

One driver has coordinated the march and explained what has resulted in the circulate.

“Our criticism is along with your entire e-hailing platforms working here within the metropolis of Cape City but essentially Uber and Bolt. On Thursday 4 November, Uber dropped the prices of fares with out consulting the drivers. Bolt takes 30% – 35% fee, Uber takes 25% fee,” he explained.

The driver – who desires to dwell anonymous to protect his identification – stated that they were being exploited and wish changes.

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