More than 100 Uber drivers drove from the Lynnway to the company’s headquarters in town along Route 1 Wednesday afternoon, declaring the need for a union and protesting what they say are unfair deactivations of drivers by the company.
Drivers from across Massachusetts and surrounding states lined up behind Hertz Car Sales on the Lynnway in Lynn around 11 a.m. before departing for Saugus at 11:45 a.m. Each car had a number of different posters taped to doors and windows with phrases like “Stop unfair deactivations of app workers,” and “Drivers need a union now.”
Seemingly each and every car in the caravan honked their horns as they pulled up to the company’s headquarters. Organizers applauded and as drivers exited their cars, chants of “No drivers, no Uber,” and “What do we want? Union” rang out.
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