Tucson-area cabbies seek union status

2013-06-17T12:29:00Z 2013-06-24T11:36:26Z Tucson-area cabbies seek union statusArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
June 17, 2013 12:29 pm  • 

A cab drivers' group has filed a petition for union representation on behalf of drivers of AAA/Yellow Cab of Tucson.

The Marana-based Tucson Hacks Association filed a representation petition with the National Labor Relations Board on June 11, NLRB records show.

In order to gain collective-bargaining rights, the group said it first needs a ruling that the cab drivers are “employees” rather than “independent contractors,” as the company asserts.

A hearing on that issue is scheduled for Tuesday in Phoenix, the group said.

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