JUDGE RULES LONDON UBER DRIVERS CAN SUE MAYOR FOR RACISM OVER CONGESTION CHARGES

The Daily Caller | 9/22/2017 | Staff
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A judge ruled Thursday that London Uber drivers can sue mayor Sadiq Khan for racial discrimination over congestion charges, according to Bloomberg.

The racial dispute lies in the mayor’s decision to impose a daily $15.13 congestion charge only on Uber drivers and minicabs, and not on the city’s traditional black cabs. Uber drivers alone are set to pay the charge, which is estimated to drop their yearly salary from £29,097 to £26,337, starting April 8.

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In addition, the union argued that female minicab drivers are also expected to be hit by the levy as they are more likely to work part-time compared to male drivers.

For Khan, the decision to not charge black cab drivers was because he did not want...
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