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Uber announces new fees for late passengers - WTOP;

Uber announces new fees for late passengers - WTOP

WTOPUber announces new fees for late passengersWTOPThe ride-sharing service will now charge passengers $5 to $10 if they are more than two minutes late. The new fee is part of a plan for Uber to improve driver experience as drivers have taken legal action against the company over benefits and status.and more »

'No more special treatment for Uber!' - Independent Online;

'No more special treatment for Uber!' - Independent Online

Independent Online'No more special treatment for Uber!'Independent OnlineCape Town 160603 Meter taxi drivers were blocked by Police from protesting agains Uber cab drivers outside the BP at Cape Town airport. Report by Noloyiso Mtembu. Photo by Michael Walker. Cape Town - Two of the city's metered taxi business bosses ...and more »

Uber launches new in-app features in an effort to appease driver complaints - MobileSyrup.com;

Uber launches new in-app features in an effort to appease driver complaints - MobileSyrup.com

MobileSyrup.comUber launches new in-app features in an effort to appease driver complaintsMobileSyrup.comUber drivers often have a laundry list of complaints about their employer. Some want to be paid more, while others want employee benefits and the right to unionize. In the constant struggle to try to please the drivers that power its business model ...and more »

Uber rolls out several new features and perks for drivers - TechSpot

Uber rolls out several new features and perks for driversTechSpotUber is rolling out a number of new features and perks designed to make its service as rewarding and stress-free as possible for drivers. Driver Destinations, a feature that Uber has piloted since late last year, will be rolling out to more than a ...and more »

Uber tweaks its app in bid to appease drivers - Los Angeles Times;

Uber tweaks its app in bid to appease drivers - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesUber tweaks its app in bid to appease driversLos Angeles TimesFacing a high-profile labor lawsuit and backlash from drivers complaining about lower wages, Uber Technologies Inc. is changing parts of its ride-hailing app to appease those behind the wheel. Features announced Monday will allow drivers to turn down ...and more »

Uber Rolls Out New Features to Appease Drivers, Without Raising Fares - Heat Street;

Uber Rolls Out New Features to Appease Drivers, Without Raising Fares - Heat Street

Heat StreetUber Rolls Out New Features to Appease Drivers, Without Raising FaresHeat Street(Bloomberg) — As Uber Technologies Inc. faces mounting pressure over its treatment of drivers, the company is extending a few gestures of goodwill, in the form of new features, worker-loyalty coupons, and faster payment options. Uber's coders have ...and more »

Uber Unveils New Features To Improve Driver Experience - Reason (blog);

Uber Unveils New Features To Improve Driver Experience - Reason (blog)

Reason (blog)Uber Unveils New Features To Improve Driver ExperienceReason (blog)Jan Vašek/PexelsIf you don't have a car, Uber is a convenient tool to help you get where you're going. Yet for drivers, the app-based service can be a nuisance. Rider demands and low pay are just some of the complaints drivers have made when it comes ...and more »

Uber rolling out new features for driver app, 2 min wait time policy expanding to more cities - WSYM-TV;

Uber rolling out new features for driver app, 2 min wait time policy expanding to more cities - WSYM-TV

WSYM-TVUber rolling out new features for driver app, 2 min wait time policy expanding to more citiesWSYM-TV(WXYZ) - Uber seems to be on a mission to make driving for the ride sharing company a bit more convenient. From options for on-the-way pick-ups to a pause button, Uber plans to add some more luster to its driver app. Let's break down some of the ...and more »

Uber rolls out new perks for drivers - USA TODAY;

Uber rolls out new perks for drivers - USA TODAY

USA TODAYUber rolls out new perks for driversUSA TODAYUber may be increasing its testing of self-driving cars, but it still has plenty of work to do to keep its human drivers happy. The ride-sharing leader announced a host of new initiatives for drivers, giving them more control over the rides they drive ...and more »

Homophobic Uber Driver Fired After Lesbian Couple Records His BS Rant - The Frisky;

Homophobic Uber Driver Fired After Lesbian Couple Records His BS Rant - The Frisky

The FriskyHomophobic Uber Driver Fired After Lesbian Couple Records His BS RantThe FriskyUber has a lot of downsides besides its surge pricing. Sometimes the drivers just aren't good, don't know how to use their GPS, or insist on talking to you when you're simply trying to nurse a hangover and get to brunch. And, sometimes the drivers are ...and more »

Uber Succumbs To Driver Demands With Shiny New Features - Daily Caller;

Uber Succumbs To Driver Demands With Shiny New Features - Daily Caller

Daily CallerUber Succumbs To Driver Demands With Shiny New FeaturesDaily CallerUber made alterations and additions to its ride-sharing app Monday in an attempt to appease hundreds of thousands of drivers around the world. Uber is now concentrating on placating drivers instead of focusing mainly on bettering service for riders ...and more »

Uber launches new features aimed at improving driver experience - Washington Post;

Uber launches new features aimed at improving driver experience - Washington Post

Washington PostUber launches new features aimed at improving driver experienceWashington PostRide-hailing giant Uber has added a bevy of new features to its app aimed at improving the driver experience, the latest development in an extended labor struggle between the company and its workforce. The company, whose driver-partners have long ...and more »

Uber changes mean drivers can choose destinations and take bathroom breaks - Digital Trends;

Uber changes mean drivers can choose destinations and take bathroom breaks - Digital Trends

Digital TrendsUber changes mean drivers can choose destinations and take bathroom breaksDigital TrendsAgainst the backdrop of coast-to-coast class action lawsuits by Uber drivers suing for employee status, the company has just released a half dozen driver-friendly app features. Uber described the six new features in Behind the Wheel, a new blog ...and more »

Uber driver offers services after lesbian couple were threatened by fellow driver - PinkNews;

Uber driver offers services after lesbian couple were threatened by fellow driver - PinkNews

PinkNewsUber driver offers services after lesbian couple were threatened by fellow driverPinkNewsAfter a lesbian couple were physically threatened by a homophobic Uber driver, another Uber driver has offered his services to them. Lucy Thomas and her girlfriend were catching an Uber home and discussing an upcoming football game when their driver ...and more »

An Australian Lesbian Couple Recorded Their Interaction with a Homophobic Uber Driver - ATTN;

An Australian Lesbian Couple Recorded Their Interaction with a Homophobic Uber Driver - ATTN

ATTNAn Australian Lesbian Couple Recorded Their Interaction with a Homophobic Uber DriverATTNOver the weekend, an Australian lesbian couple witnessed a homophobic tirade by an Uber driver named John. But rather than just leave one star, Lucy Thomas and Chelsea Lang surreptitiously recorded the conversation and posted it online.and more »

Uber's New Features Aim To Boost Driver Morale - PYMNTS.com;

Uber's New Features Aim To Boost Driver Morale - PYMNTS.com

PYMNTS.comUber's New Features Aim To Boost Driver MoralePYMNTS.comUber has finally come up with a solution to cure its drivers' woes. The company is rolling out new features in its app that will extend faster payments and loyalty coupons to its drivers. The move comes as the ride-hailing app company struggles to ...and more »

Uber Hopes New Features And Perks Will Appease Drivers Amid Issues - Tech Times;

Uber Hopes New Features And Perks Will Appease Drivers Amid Issues - Tech Times

Tech TimesUber Hopes New Features And Perks Will Appease Drivers Amid IssuesTech TimesIn its bid to placate a lot of drivers, Uber is releasing new features and rewards that are deemed driver-friendly. These new features and perks come at a time when the ride-hailing firm is facing a slew of issues. ( Uber ). In the midst of issues the ...and more »

Uber Really Needs to Make Its Drivers Happier. Will These App Updates Do the Trick? - Slate Magazine (blog);

Uber Really Needs to Make Its Drivers Happier. Will These App Updates Do the Trick? - Slate Magazine (blog)

Slate Magazine (blog)Uber Really Needs to Make Its Drivers Happier. Will These App Updates Do the Trick?Slate Magazine (blog)This post originally appeared on Business Insider. New changes are coming to Uber that should make drivers happier — without raising fares for riders. Advertisement. The new programs, which should roll out in cities nationwide this month, are likely a ...and more »

Uber drivers to 'fine' riders who keep them waiting - BBC News;

Uber drivers to 'fine' riders who keep them waiting - BBC News

BBC NewsUber drivers to 'fine' riders who keep them waitingBBC NewsUber is offering a raft of new features aimed at placating drivers as more look to take legal action over benefits and status. The ride-hailing firm is extending a system in which drivers charge riders a "wait times" fee if they take more than two ...and more »

Change NY law to allow Uber, Lyft to operate Upstate (Editorial) - Syracuse.com;

Change NY law to allow Uber, Lyft to operate Upstate (Editorial) - Syracuse.com

Syracuse.comChange NY law to allow Uber, Lyft to operate Upstate (Editorial)Syracuse.comThe Uber cell phone application displays cars available for a pick up at a New York City location in this March 18, 2015 file photo. (AP). 0 shares. By Editorial Board. If you possess a smartphone and you've traveled to New York or Boston or ...and more »