Steve Wozniak is not sure he trusts Uber to do the right thing
April 18, 2016 - Uncategorized
While he’s all for embracing the sharing economy, Steve Wozniak is not sure Uber has its drivers’ best interests at heart.
At the Future Transport Summit in Sydney Monday, the Apple co-founder told reporters he had serious concerns about Uber becoming a monopoly and its treatment of its drivers.
“Like a lot of people, I have some distrust of Uber and how their drivers don’t really realise at first that they aren’t making much money,” he said, “maybe losing money on the wear and tear of their cars.”
He was particularly concerned about the amount Uber pays the freelancers who drive for the rides sharing service. “Uber will push their workforce down to the absolute lowest minimum wage that they can get away with,” he said. Read more…