500+ rideshare drivers to caravan across Boston to push for union rights | Boston.com

The drivers are set to ride from Dorchester up to the State House Tuesday morning.

Over 500 rideshare drivers are set to caravan to the Massachusetts State House Tuesday morning to pressure lawmakers to pass a bill that would allow drivers who work for companies like Uber and Lyft to unionize.

“Rideshare drivers are among the only workers in the state denied the freedom to unionize,” 32BJ SEIU, a union helping the drivers organize, said in a press release.

“Now, after years of enduring decreases in their earning that can leave them making less than the state’s minimum wage…drivers are demanding that state officials pass the groundbreaking Rideshare Drivers Justice Bill.”

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