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Uber drivers in New York stage strikes over fare cut

Uber drivers demonstrating in support of the company in New York on May 28, 2015, when it went to war with Mayor Bill de Blasio, who wanted to cap its growth. Many of the same drivers are now protesting over their wages and work conditions.

New York

ON Super Bowl Sunday, a few hundred Uber drivers met in the cold in a public park in Queens, plotting to disrupt the app that thousands of New Yorkers were about to use to get in place to watch the big game.

Gathered angrily on rows of wooden benches were Uzbeks, Tajiks,...