Juno was supposed to be the labor-friendly Uber alternative. Now drivers are pissed.


Ride-hailing service Juno promised a more worker-friendly alternative to the zero-sum labor practices of Uber and Lyft — it offered drivers a piece of the company itself.

But that dream died last month when Juno suddenly jettisoned drivers’ part-ownership agreements following a $200-million sale to rival Gett. 

Drivers were left justifiably irate, and now Uber’s fledging quasi-union is taking up their cause. 

SEE ALSO: Juno promised drivers equity in the future of ride-hailing and gave them $100 instead

The Independent Driver Guild (IDG) — the industry’s first labor group to receive employer recognition — filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday calling for an investigation into Juno’s alleged deception over the program. Read more…

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