20,000 Uber Drivers In Bangalore May Go On Strike To Protest Against The Compensation System

The Karnataka State Drivers’ Association said that it will mobilize 20,000 Uber drivers and stop services today in a mark of protest against Uber’s alleged discrepancies in their driver payment system.

The company is said to have circulated advertisements claiming driver compensations up to Rs 90,000 a month. Manjunath S, an Uber employee said that every time a customer complaints, the company blocks the driver’s mobile phone for up to a week as penalty.

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They promise to pay incentives of Rs 100 per trip but if we do not complete the target of 13 trips a day, we get nothing,” added Manjunath while talking to TOI. He was among the 300 Uber drivers who held a protest at the company’s MG Road office on Wednesday.

Drivers also said to the TOI that they were given free phones and charged Rs300 a week for internet connections without their Knowledge.

“The incident being referred to involved a small group of drivers who defaulted on our system and hence can no longer use our platform. In terms of incentives, most of our driver partners are happy to take advantage of Uber’s lead generation technology, which provides flexibility and earning potential. We’re working with our driver partners on an individual basis to help address any concerns,” said an Un-named spokesperson from Uber. (Source: TOI)

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  1. Dear Team,

    Greetings..!!

    This is to bring your attention on a fare issue I have faced while using your cab service on Sep 24th. I paid for the ride directly for an amount of Rs. 706/-. But day before when I was trying to use another ride by recharging uber credit I noticed that my balance was keep on getting debited without using any service. I doubt I have been charged on my wallet during the first trip which had gone negative balance. I have the following details for you to track the case and take an immediate action, please go through the same.

    Paytm details
    Paid for OrderUBER Order #d658214c7f8e4723b897f3a2a7200a6Paytm Cash Txn ID 8376169502015-11-11 17:42:34

    Uber details
    TRIP
    8:46 PM on September 24 2015
    Base Fare 100
    Distance 165.34
    Time 88.03
    Normal Fare ? 353.37
    Surge x2.0 353.37
    Subtotal ? 706.74
    Rounding Down -0.74
    CHARGED
    Paytm ? 706
    Chandarshekar
    8:46 PM
    Rajiv Gandhi Road, Jarganahalli, JP Nagar VI Phase, J. P. Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560078, India
    9:43 PM
    22nd Main Road, BTM 2nd Stage, Kuvempu Nagar, Stage 2, BTM 2nd Stage, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560076, India

    YOUR TRIP
    8:46 PM on September 24 2015

    Kindly rectify the issue and reimburse the money at the earliest. A quick action will be highly appreciated.

    Regards,

    Dilroop KURIKKALLOT

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