Las Vegas, Nevada (May 28, 2015) – Taxi drivers employed by Yellow Checker Star (YCS) in Las Vegas, Nevada, will conduct a work stoppage on Friday, May 29, 2015, from 2-5 p.m. (PDT) in protest of Uber’s unsafe driver standards and the company’s “surge pricing” policy.
The YCS drivers are members of the Industrial, Technical and Professional Employees Union (ITPEU),
OPEIU Local 4873. “Our members are professional drivers,” said ITPEU/OPEIU Local 4873 President Dennis R. Arrington. “They are experienced drivers, fully insured, and have passed comprehensive background checks.
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