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Uber, Bolt addressing drivers’ concerns – WC Transport MEC Mitchell

Drivers marched to Parliament final Friday to further spotlight grievances around working circumstances and pay.

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
  • Bolt
  • E-hailing services and products
  • Western Cape Transport MEC Daylin Mitchell

CAPE TOWN – Western Cape Transport MEC Daylin Mitchell talked about that e-hailing services and products like Uber and Bolt had indicated that they would handle concerns raised by their drivers.

Drivers marched to Parliament final Friday to further spotlight grievances around working circumstances and pay.

Among drivers’ grievances used to be that fares weren’t being hiked at the same time as gasoline prices persisted to plan bigger.

This left them with less pay, they argued.

Last Thursday, MEC Mitchell met with representatives of some e-hailing platforms, Uber and Bolt, over driver these concerns.

“Each and each Uber and Bolt gave me the peace of mind that they had been in conversation with their partners and drivers to verify out and handle the troubles raised.”

He added that even handed some of the components which had been raised used to be extortion.

“We beget obtained a spacious number of complaints from members of the final public and e-hailing operators and even crew transport teams. I made the repeat the minibus taxi alternate which is allegedly the culprit. I talked about that extortion is a blinding observe but this si genuinely hijacking, theft.”

Mitchell talked about that drivers’ concerns had been edifying and they might perchance perchance furthermore no longer be left out.

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Uber, Bolt addressing drivers’ concerns – WC Transport MEC Mitchell

Drivers marched to Parliament final Friday to further spotlight grievances around working circumstances and pay.

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
  • Bolt
  • E-hailing services and products
  • Western Cape Transport MEC Daylin Mitchell

CAPE TOWN – Western Cape Transport MEC Daylin Mitchell talked about that e-hailing services and products like Uber and Bolt had indicated that they would handle concerns raised by their drivers.

Drivers marched to Parliament final Friday to further spotlight grievances around working circumstances and pay.

Among drivers’ grievances used to be that fares weren’t being hiked at the same time as gasoline prices persisted to plan bigger.

This left them with less pay, they argued.

Last Thursday, MEC Mitchell met with representatives of some e-hailing platforms, Uber and Bolt, over driver these concerns.

“Each and each Uber and Bolt gave me the peace of mind that they had been in conversation with their partners and drivers to verify out and handle the troubles raised.”

He added that even handed some of the components which had been raised used to be extortion.

“We beget obtained a spacious number of complaints from members of the final public and e-hailing operators and even crew transport teams. I made the repeat the minibus taxi alternate which is allegedly the culprit. I talked about that extortion is a blinding observe but this si genuinely hijacking, theft.”

Mitchell talked about that drivers’ concerns had been edifying and they might perchance perchance furthermore no longer be left out.

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