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Uber, Lyft Drivers Go on Strike During Morning Rush Hour, Brooklyn Bridge Protest Procession Set

Drivers for Uber and Lyft have gone go on strike Wednesday morning — and commuters may need to adjust their travel plans. Instead of taking fares during the morning rush between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m., many drivers will lead a procession of ride-share vehicles over the Brooklyn Bridge for two hours, ending with a rally outside the company’s New York City headquarters in Long Island City. Customers will still be able to log onto the app during the strike times but should anticipate possible longer wait times before getting a ride. New York City drivers will be joining the nationwide protest, as many employees — upset over what they consider unfair standards — demand better job security and better pay.

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