Okay, this just interesting. There are rumors from China that say chicken wings have COVID, they accuse Brazil. Also, Uber might leave California if the recent ruling is not overturned against the rideshare giants, Lyft and Uber?
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The vast majority of our drivers or drivers who drive Uber, they do not want to be employees. That’s why they self selected to use the platform is in China. My question is about China that announced today that chicken wings imported from Brazil, tested positive for COVID-19.
Good morning, good afternoon, or good evening, depending on when you’re tuning in. My name is Jonathan Torres Herrera, and you are watching the JTH show today. We’re going to talk about COVID chicken wings and the Uber Lyft lawsuit, but first roll the Anthem.
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I’m asking PS for stuff. If isn’t, again, not too much to ask, like the video and then a ring that notification bell, it really, really helps to show. Okay. So let’s move on to what you came here for COVID chicken wings and that’s the first story. So no I’m on joking. Alright. So there was an article in the, in the Bloomberg that the red China says Rosen chicken wings from Brazil, test positive for virus. Now the article continues and it reads in part consumers in China and it city shin hens.
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And in I’m probably mispronouncing that. I’m sorry, have been urged to exercise caution when buying important frozen fruits after a surface sample of chicken wings from Brazil to set positive for the Corona bars, according to a statement from your local government. Now, it also adds that the, a positive sample appears to have been taken from the surface of the meat while previously reported positive cases from other Chinese cities have been from the surface of a packaging from the important frozen seafood.
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So the chicken came apparently from a, from our aura, Allie Mentos, a plant, a plant in the Southern state of Santa Katrina or Katerina, sorry, anyways. So, you know, what are they’re saying? You know, that essentially now China’s like, you know that now that we got rid of it, I think now we’re having, you know, food come in to China and it has, it has coronavirus and like, thanks a lot Brazil.
1 (3m 1s):
Now, obviously in my opinion, at least China’s taking aim at Brazil because they do import I, you know, I was digging into this and it looks like they do import some of their foods, at least some their frozen foods from, you know, South America, Brazil been one of the countries that they do that from. And they’re all they’re saying that, you know, frozen food, you know, because I guess I can freeze the virus now it’s coming in. And everybody has to remember that the president there was a, you know, I guess a very publicly was very open about like, you know, screw the virus, don’t wear a mass to squad in public.
1 (3m 39s):
You know, there was a lot of articles that critique the Brazilian prison for that. So, you know, and you know, it looks like China’s like, well, and because he’s being so careless and you know that their country now has a big COVID problem, you know, now their foods or whatever their packaging, he know what that spreading throughout the world. So, you know, that’s, that was their, their stance. Right? However, the article also included that Brazil’s agriculture ministry has asked Chinese authorities for information that could help clarify the alleged contamination of the product.
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There was another article in the us news and world report from the world health organization that said on Thursday that there was no evidence that the food is playing a role in the Corona virus infections. So the who right. Is saying that, you know, essentially while they’re not directly addressing the Chinese article, you know, or at least their claim, they’re saying, you know, Hey food, you know, it’s not really playing a part in the spread of the virus.
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So, you know, I guess brings me to my opinion and to my thoughts on it, you know, I continue to order food out. I’m not gonna say we don’t, you know, my family and I, we continue to, you know, use Postmates order from time to time pizza for many of, you know, the, the pizza chains. Do I, sometime don’t I get those, those, you know, those deliveries think like Corona in my head, I’m not gonna lie to ya. I know sometimes I do, but I also have also understood that, you know, it’s, it’s just one of those risks that you’re going to have to take.
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If you’re going to interact almost at any level with the outside world, right outside wall, meaning outside of your doorstep, you know, hell when you get stuff delivered to your home does right now, that’s what we’re doing a lot. We know when it comes to like our groceries, you know, you think about the bags and all we know in our case, at least we get stuff from Walmart, intellect, all the bags away, you know, before, at least in California. And I think in a lot of their States are like, use the same bags, recycle them body, yada, yada, yada, be green and other like, nevermind, go back to throwing the bags away, you know, which we do.
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But we still think like, okay, we have to get everything in our home, this affect everything. And then, you know, hope that somehow the virus wasn’t on there. Right. Cause everybody’s like, or not, everybody’s used to everybody, but I have heard many different arguments that are there. Like, Hey, you don’t know how long the virus relives on every single surface. Right. There are some people that are like, no, I do know is like four hours on here. Five hours on there. Okay. Mo that’s fine through for you I guess, but I don’t really have a lot of knowledge about that.
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Now, when it comes to food, you’d eat it’s in the back of your mind. Now I’ve heard some, some friends actually. They’re like, yeah, we actually order food too, but we put it right back into either the microwave or like the oven and heat it a little higher than normal just to maybe kill anything that’s on there. I mean, that’s kinda true for, you know, for meats, he knows, especially food meats. I was like maybe a little under cook or something, you know, it’s, it’s known that if you kind of throw it in, he, you know, it, it becomes quote unquote safer. So maybe a lot of people are using the same logic. I don’t really do that. You know, unless I’m reheating something perfectly that I put in though in the fridge and then amino leftover to whatever it just, again, one of those things that I’m like, okay, whatever.
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Now, according to this article, China’s like, now we have to tell everybody in that plant, I was working on packaging, stuff like that, because the article also adds all that, that, you know, they have to be tested. And so far nobody has tested positive, but they want to make sure they put it out there because in case China has another outbreak, their city they’re like, well, you know, you know, we were fine, but Brazil send us down. Yeah. That’s the way I read it. You can catch a whole article. I’ll put the link down below in the description, but that’s from the Bloomberg website.
1 (7m 27s):
Okay. So, you know, I wouldn’t throw it out there. You know, I found it kind of, you know, I’m not, I don’t know. I always kind of funny to me, it was just like, wow, man. It’s just like anything to say that at the nail viruses are coming from other countries now that they’re not at fault, if there’s another outbreak, but anyways, alright, move on. So the next one going to find out, I’m going to talk about rather isn’t to be just a tad bit more serious only because it’s, it’s dealing with, you know, employment, which is something that scares us already, you know, not only the nine States, but in the rest of the world, right?
1 (8m 0s):
I mean, there’s a lot of jobs that have been lost due to the pandemic and this is not making any better. So let’s get into this one. In, in this particular story, we have a websites like the entrepreneur and gadget and rotors or rotors routers, R E T E R S. Sometime you find me, is there a, router’s our published articles that read California wins injunction against Uber and Lyft classifying drivers as contract the article itself.
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It said California passes assembly bill five late year and a bit to reclassify, many gig economy workers as employees. And so far Lyft and Uber have not done a soul correctly. You know, it essentially saying that in sometime last year there was a bill that was already passed that said that rent, lift or rights, her companies right. Had to classify her properly, classify contractors are the drivers.
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Cause you know, knowing that I was a driver myself as well, I know that you’re essentially a self, the employee, right contractor. And you know, they’re like, Hey, you shouldn’t be doing that. However, recently there was a lot more momentum towards getting this push even further. So the state is suing them. And on Monday afternoon, judge Ethan Schulman of San Francisco superior court ruled in favor of granting a preliminary injunction that would block the companies from classifying drivers as independent contractors, which that’s big, Uber and Lyft are also swinging, right?
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Our countersign at this point. And part of the coalition pushing to get proposition 22 on the ballot in California, this November, 2020, which would keep drivers as freelancers. Right? So of course there is all this play of words, freelancers employed, business owners, contractors, honestly, it’s all the same. It really, it really, really is. I mean, anybody out there, a Hunter, a lawyer of anybody comes across as video as I will technically JT there’s these legal differences.
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Sure. Yes. I suppose the risks. But at the end of the day, it all comes down to, you’re not an employee that that’s what it comes out to call yourself. What do you want to call yourself? It comes down to the fact that you are not an employee of Lyft and or Uber, right? Depending of you drive for one or both. So, all right. So Uber and Lyft are, are, are counter saline. And in fact there was an article that the Uber CEO set of that, which is by the way, this is why I became even a bigger headline because Uber CEO said that they would probably have to shut down temporarily in California.
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If it’s forced to classify drivers as employees at the beginning of the video here, you saw a quick snippet of, of the interview that he did. And shout out to another YouTube channel by the name of the ride share guy he’s pretty big on, on the platform. And, you know, he was interviewing the CEO and asking him questions about like, you know, well, you know, what, what are you doing to basically avoid this right? To not have to maybe go down this road and maybe prove to California that you are thinking of the best interests of, of the drivers, right?
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So you can catch the whole interview. I’ll also put the link down below, you know, some people were arguing that, Hey, you are giving him really soft hitting questions, you know, real, you know, really gold, you know, dig deeper into, you know, it’s not, it’s a brand new platform has been around for a years and it’s been known that years. Increasingly both platforms have taken more away from drivers and given sure at the beginning and example, there weren’t things like, I don’t know, an insurance savings and then amino, there’s even some kind of like a benefit where if you can, you can sign up and get like an insurance or a discount on your health insurance.
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So yeah, where the beginning, none of that existed, but there was a lot more money, right. For Serjean and for taking so many trips over, over so many numbers and you were to get bonuses. And a lot of that has gone away. Now, I haven’t done it in many, many, many years or in fact, many, many, but a few years. And yeah, I remember hearing even from, from other drivers as I running, you know, across them, especially when you’re seeing maybe like at the airport, you know, people that you can tell were veterans of the app, they were like, Oh yeah. When did you start driving? Oh, I know so many years ago or so many months ago. And they’re like, Oh man, it’s a lot worse now.
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But you know, just to make somewhat of a living, but it’s not the same anymore. So, you know, this is definitely true, right. That the CEO doesn’t really go deep into the interview as to why there’s an increase of like losses on the app for the drivers when they, we know without the drivers really worth nothing and lift. Now, some people will say, well, yeah, but Lyft is cheaper. And supposedly they give more towards, you know, towards the driver, man. It, you know, you’re, you’re, you’re, you’re splitting hairs at this point. It’s, it’s not, we’re not talking about like they night, we’re not talking about, you know, something, something considerable where you’re like, Oh, you know, boy, this shouldn’t be hitting lift.
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You want to be hitting Uber? No, they’re, they’re both wrapped up into the same problem because honestly they’re both taken advantage to, you know, at least for some people of over the system and over the drivers at wounded, they just need a job. Right. And over the fact that they took, you can almost say that they took out the cab business or the digit traditional cab business, you know, out of the, out of the market. Right. They pushed them out. Maybe not as harsh as Netflix at one point did to blockbuster. But you know, they, they definitely hurt business for the traditional cab driver.
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Right. So they’re taking advantage of, Hey, we took all over a lot of the market. And over the years, people have just, almost, almost become, you know, addicted to the servers to the point where many people are like, I’m not like the city bus, what the hell is that? I’m not going to do that. I’m crazy. No, I’m going to call an Uber on a car, all this, you know, I sometimes remember back to people that were so bad with the app that they would, I would pick them up right. When I was doing it. And it was like two blocks.
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Right. And there was always like that. Oh, I know it’s only two blocks by the way. And they know I’m judging, you know, they know, I know that you’re asking to walk two blocks, but Hey, you’re paying me. So who cares? But there’ll be like, Oh, their address explained themselves. Cause I have a bad knee. This is dark. It’s gonna start raining soon. You know? Someone’s Hey, you’re paying me. So it’s okay. Okay. Don’t you don’t have to explain yourself to me. I, I get it. Trust me. I get it two blocks. It could be a mission sometimes, but you know, again, I know that they’re, they’re getting, they’re getting hit hard.
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So let’s the, again, to some of the benefits, some of the, I guess the, some of the things that people don’t see so much as a benefit when it comes down to so switching and there’s so many perspectives starting with, of course the writers, right. Which are the customers. So for the customers, some people are speculating that, you know, according to some, some numbers that the rideshare companies have have published past, they can see this at least in California.
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Right. Cause this is war. This is being fought that if this would go through fully and they know the counter lawsuit that, that both Lyft and Uber are fighting would lose, or it would, or would not be successful. There could be an increase of five to 7% per ride. Now when you’re like, okay, well wow. Five, 7%. I mean, what the hell is it doesn’t sound like a lot. Hold on. So the average costs right, is about $25. It just a Google search away. You can look it up just average cost for an override.
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Can you tell me? Yeah. But there are some times that people have like special promos and discount and packages. Yes. I understand that. I’m just saying the average, right. 25 bucks, 20 to $25. So if you take that, you’re talking about, about a dollar 75 increase per trip. Again, doesn’t sound too bad yet until you consider that some people take this for work. Sometimes people take it where they go to work, they drop off their kids and then they go to work, you know? And, and then, you know, they give, they do the same thing backwards when they, when they get picked up or whatever.
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So they say that the average customer, not the customers with discounts, not the customers that use it for two blocks. The average customer could potentially see an increase of a hundred dollars a month just on this, right. To be able to cover. Now there’s thousands of customers. Of course, I use the app. So, you know, not interview the, the CEO was like, well, you know, if this were to happen, we’re not going to see a benefit at all. It’s probably all going to go down to the employee who it’s, you know, or potential employee.
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Right. I don’t bite. I don’t buy it. You know, I’m just like, okay, sure. Yeah. A hundred dollars on average increase in every, come on, man, whatever I get it, it wouldn’t be taxes. And there would be some, you know, so much additional costs. So is it possible? Yeah. It’s going to get expensive, gonna get expensive. As, as a small company owner. I can tell you that it can get very expensive to have in house employees, especially in California. Right? Okay. So some of the issue, other issues for writers, a billability limitations while both humans and AI is learn and out, and the beginning of how to juggle having hourly do the driving.
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There’s a lot of limitations that come along with that. You have to respect by law things like, Hey, that person needs to be off because they can go overtime. They, and you know, that person, you know, already has so many hours of overtime, you know, right now that is all non-existent right. When you get on a car, if you’ve ever asked for an Uber or Lyft, unless you get into the conversation, you don’t know what that person has been driving for 20 minutes or has been driving for 10 hours again, unless we get into the conversation.
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Right? So at this point it would be a factor. It would be an issue so much so that some people are saying that if you know, unless Uber and Lyft want to kind of risk it, there would be instances where the driver would have to buy a glitch of the MMA system or something literally stopped a ride and say, you have to get out of my car. I have to leave. I ain’t going to punch out. So it again, opens up a whole big can of worms for the writers. Now not to say it doesn’t do it for the drivers. So that’s going into the drivers. So right off the bat, you have things like increased supervision and management overview, which would basically break sound like this.
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So I was a AC contractor, a subcontractor employee. I’ve been all over the map when it comes to having to do a job while using your vehicle. I know very well, the restrictions that come with having to use her vehicle and then having to do what’s called or usually is called a tailgate meetings essentially is when you come in with your vehicle, right? Like in the cable business, when I was there, you know, a lot of times you come in, there’s like, you know, 10, 15 cars sometimes more and, you know, gather everybody around you guys.
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Talk, pass out this, sign this. Even if you get fancy with digital saying, Oh, sign it off on your, on your phone, right on the app or whatever app you’re using, you know, used to have those meetings safety. You have to go over, over, over, you know, things to see if some, someone still driving correctly. And can I again speak to them, interact with them, go and inspect the vehicle. California has a lot of restrictions now, by the way, anybody watching this video from California or old, or my old cable body saying, dude, none of us do that. Well, one thing is what you don’t do.
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And one thing is what you’re supposed to do by law. So I remember that. Okay. And in California, there’s a lot of things that you must do, right? Again, to ensure the safety of, of the public. Right? Cause a lot of these businesses that are doing front facing services, such as like in my case, when I used to be in cable, you need to have a vehicle that is safely to use with the public. Now, in this case with the rideshare companies, not that they’re not doing it already. When you sign up right now as a contractor, you know, it’s your vehicle, they kind of give you a, did your vehicle pass or did him pass?
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It’s very different when you’re having a vehicle as an employee and you’re using it to work. Why mileage reimbursement right up the top as well, right there just again, when it comes to managing an employee, that’s using a vehicle. Mileage is like way up there along with, of course he benefit in overtime and all that stuff. But when it comes to the vehicle itself, they need to, to reimburse you by the mile or they need to work out some kind of reimbursement. If they’re going to use your own vehicles, a whole other, other problem, because now they can track that vehicle.
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Yeah. They can track your phone as well and say, well, we know where you’re at anyways, but you know, you’re getting where I’m going with this, right? It’s no longer just like, Oh, well you bring your vehicle, you have all the wear and tear like you do now as a contractor. Right. And then, sorry you broke down. It is what it is. Right. So it’s just a lot different, the insurance and stuff like that. So against increased supervision and management to the dump because you’re an employee now require lunch breaks meals, right.
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Or just breaks rather. And lunch breaks. So again, and in California, in case anybody was watching me from anywhere else, it is a lot more difficult or, or they’re trying to make it a lot more difficult for employers to take advantage of employees by saying here’s more work, you know, eat, you know, eat what you were kind of thing. You know, at least California is trying to, to be more hands on. Some people arguably would say, it’s great. Some of them will say, that’s BS, Neo big government, you know, all over my job, but they’re doing it because as California and a lot of you guys maybe don’t know, this is one of those States that years ago, we’re talking about Cesar Chavez era.
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I had a big problem specifically in the agriculture sector where you had farmers that would take advantage of, you know, undocumented workers or even documented workers that were, that were really severely under undereducated when it came to their rights. And they were like, Oh, you need to work 10 hours. But we actually added to pay you eight hours. Yeah. You don’t know though. It’s right here in the law anyways, keep working, you know, and it’s, you know, when Cesar Chavez made his movement in earn among other activists, they’re like, no, this is BS.
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You need to pay them for this. You need to pay them for that. Come in unions. Right. When you know, from all over. So any who in California? Wow. Their stove. Some companies will at least there. I hope there’s no more. They used to bake down when I was in cable. Right. I hope there’s no, there’s, there’s no longer companies that are making you work through your lunch now. Yes. Some agents are som technicians. When I was in cable, like, dude, I want to work through my lunch. I don’t want to have to sit for 30 minutes.
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That’s money that I’m losing out. So yes, some, some, some people just don’t care to have a lunch, but again, one thing is what you, you, as an individual want and you don’t care. And you’re like a work dog and this and that. And then there’s very different. What the law says that you are required. Right? So again, monitoring breaks, monitoring lunch would be big one paperwork. Oh my God, this is a huge, even in the digital era, right?
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When we still have so much stuff that you know, or we have now rather so much stuff that we just submit with our phones, with our tablets, there is still a lot of paperwork. Whether it be paperwork like this or digital paperwork that needs to be followed up write-ups documentation. If you get sick, if you call out all that, that Uber and Lyft are like cheeses. That’s a nightmare to do with all these drivers right now. They don’t document things now, but you have to understand it’s nowhere near at the degree, I would have to document as actual employees.
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It’s just, you know, again, what the law requires. Okay. Moving on, know, I’m sorry. We’re not done yet. You’re not excuse me. So when it comes to, I guess one of the biggest things here is when you have, when you’re a driver and you’re a contractor, you get to leave, you know, come back. You know, basically you set your own hours. I think a lot of people would agree with me when it comes down to being an employee, unless you’re an exempt employee, which they’re not about to make exempt out of all these employees, when it comes to having people on salary, which is what I’m referring to.
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Because even if you told me could do that, right, they could put people on salary. No, you need to, it be paid so much, you know, above the minimum wage to be considered exempt, they’re going to be like, you know what? Fine, fine. All you guys are employees, but you’re exempt from ours because you guys are now salary. Okay. What’s my salary. Minimum wage. You can’t do that. That’s also against the law. So no, they cannot do exempt for employees or for at least for, for the drivers. So what does that mean? That means that right now, or like I took two rides. Oh, my wife called me. Okay. I’m going to punch out real quick leaf or not punch out, but yeah.
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Leave or have to come back. You know what I mean? I’m going to go ahead and take a nap real quick on my car. There’s there’s just so many different drivers. Okay. If you’ve ever driven, you’re like wife drove for 10 hours and I’m a workhorse again, not you. The other guy behind you, those guys are like, I, you know, I drive for maybe 10 hours, but sporadically, I go to McDonald’s. I go here, I go there. Cause I’m okay. Making about $10 an hour. That goes away. You can’t do that. If you’re an hourly employee, I mean, you tell me what job that you punch in and out.
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Are you, are you allowed to just be like, Hey one, I’ll be right back. I’m gonna hold the line real quick. I’ll grab, I’m going to go away going. I’m going to go McDonald’s you just came from my daughter. I got to go use the restroom. No, that doesn’t no, that does not going to work out. Right. Is there’s no business. There’s not a good business model there. Right? So yeah, the whole freedom that a lot of writers have goes away. Why? Because now you’re going to have a schedule, right? Even if Uber or Lyft for a while, they’re like fine. We’ll do the hourly and let you get away with setting your own schedule, stale and coming in and out the longs and to come in eventually and be like, there’s, you know, there’s going to be somebody that’s gonna come in and be like fine.
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You guys are doing everything by the book. Ah, ha show me your time. Cards, interest things. So you’re letting these people coming in. I was going to be that lawyer, right. That wants a cash Cashin and is gonna bring up another lawsuit. So no, the whole hour lead scheduling, not going to work out, which brings me to my last point. Thoughts, if you were an Uber, a writer or a driver? Me personally, my recommendation is I actually don’t support this.
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Hold on. I know somebody was like, Oh wow, you want these people to be punished. And you want these people to be enslave a calm down there. Okay. Moses freedom of like frickin chains. Hold on. You have to understand this. When the application came out, it was meant for the tech company to say, Hey, we have this way to make, you know, make you money. And you know, we have algorithms and we have, you know, we just have to tack with the infrastructure, the money would you like to drive?
1 (27m 44s):
Cool. Hey, our writers, you, how would you like to get in stranger’s cars? And an all of a sudden, everybody that grew up in my like, why? I mean, what stranger, what’s his name? You know? Cause mom said to Kylie, you’re gonna get on your app. And as soon as people said an app, an app, sign me up, right? Yeah. That’s what a tuck. Right? All of us that grew up, like, don’t get in stranger’s cart. What are we saying? When someone says, get my car. You like you scream, you know, stranger danger app came out and it’s like, Oh, I can download an app. Cool. Get a stranger to my door. So we did it.
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We loved it. And we’re like, it gets me from point a to point B sometimes give me water and candy. So I’m going with this. And you know, we loved it. Mom was a liar, just the skin don’t get into stranger’s car liar. They’re nice. And w you know, so what happens? It was a good relationship. All three, all three parties. Now what happened without a doubt, the application and owners, leader, whatever the hell they want to call themselves, they got greedy.
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Now they can argue and say, well, we, yeah, well, we don’t. We start providing car shitty. Okay. I guess that’s true. And in, you know, California and in taxes and then this, so yeah, there are some reasons for them to say, we had to take more for ourselves. Now. I don’t know their books. And I don’t think anybody else watching this video as a CEO, frickin, Uber’s watching this video is like, Oh shit, this fucking TT, we don’t know book. Right? You don’t have the books. I don’t have the books. So what happens? You know, they say that they’re Harley, you know, making money, supposedly does any of us buy in by that?
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No, but they need to put money in their jet. So they’re like, you know, we gotta take more of this way, Saraj driver. So that’s where I would say, you know, they need to, they need to find a way to be more creative and then, you know, let the driver keep more of it. But the, the, the relationship there, the fundamental relationship, essentially between the driver, the writer and the company, I, in my opinion, will understood. Right? You keep an app that I need to, if I need to go get McDonald’s or two o’clock in the morning, I better be working. Cause if not, I’m going to get on YouTube.
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I’m going to get on a rant and I’m going to, going to become a Karen. And I need a driver at my doorstep at 2:00 AM in the morning. And there’s drivers are like, dude, I’m a night out. I want to drive it. Alright, who’s up for me to take them to McDonald’s. So again, fundamentally the relationship is understood. So that’s why I don’t think this, this model of having employees of drivers is going to work, which leads me to one of my last points. There are going to be people, right? Because I’d taken those trips were really older, an older generation.
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In fact, a couple of years, when a couple years ago, couple months ago. Right? What’s a good one. So when we took a, a trip where the, like, the guy looked like Santa Claus, older dude, right? Where are you where you’re not there? I was Santa Claus pick me up. Right. It was like really nice. You know, he even did the whole ho is I, you know, everybody says, I look as nine o’clock. Yeah. It wasn’t you. Oh, it was okay. Sorry. I must’ve been myself. Right. So anyways, you know, the guy’s like, yeah, you know, I do that. I’m already tired. You know, I just do this, basically. I want to be a home. So those people, you know, the, the, the, the individuals that don’t want to deal with having to be, again, a freelancer, self-employed a contractor, whatever they might be, dude, this is awesome.
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Shut up. Like, give me the benefits, give me the retirement, give me whatever the hell as an employee. But then do that. I guess one of my now last point, the people that sign up for this, again, reinforcing the first point. They didn’t sign up for this. Like, you know why a real fan of Rover because of the retirement plan, JT. Okay. I send over Uber because they have an amazing benefit system. No, they signed up. Cause they’re like, give me the quick cash. They, in fact, by the way, if you never dreamed for them daily cash out that day, they literally call it that cash out.
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Right. They after show me how much money, right. They let you cash out. You made a hundred bucks, cash it out, take it home with you. There’s you know, of course, a small convenience field, like 2%, but they still let you cash out. And that’s why a lot of people that do this app, they do it because they have their paycheck. Maybe write a regular job. They get paid me weekly by weekly, monthly. But Hey, you know, I need 40 bucks, 60 bucks, 80 bucks. Let me get my car, cleaned it up real quick, take a few ride, boom, $60. And then as possible, definitely possible. I can tell you that the most I’d ever made driving a, I was like over a little bit, over a thousand dollars.
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She was a pain in the ass. You know, I hated it. I was like, everybody’s safe, but you know, but you can, so you definitely can. So for that reason, I wouldn’t be for this. And when the proposition comes out, you know, I don’t think I’m going to vote for it. Now there’s new developments that come out out of this, who knows I’ll change my mind. But right now, as we stand way over and live half to comply within the next few days. So this whole like Uber can go here from California. And Lyft is very real.
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If, if they’re petition to have this extended while they litigate is not approved. So if whatever happening right now in the background, it’s like, Nope, sorry, denied then Uber and Lyft, or at least Uber has said, yeah. And then we’ll pull out for a minute and do, we can figure out this whole employment stuff, which, you know, it’s really sad because it can hurt a lot of people that right now are using it to get to work, to get to school and or employees that, or not employees here I go, contractors that lost our job, maybe their main job.
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And they’re like, Oh my God. Now I’ve got to really double down on Uber and Lyft. Right. Or they’re even doing like the Uber eats and stuff like that, which is the same stuff. Now I can’t speak for Postmates and all the other apps, but you know, Uber when new like, well it’s okay, JT. Cause I do Uber eats through, there’s the same driver in the app. You like, you know, you enable what you want to do. Big rides. You know, if you have a big car, like I did a Uber eats and stuff like that. So Uber eats can be potentially gone. Right. Again, I don’t know if there’s a place to Postmate. I never signed up for Postmates. All right. So anyways, that’s it guys, you know, hopefully, hopefully, you know, it works out for the best for all parties involved, you know?
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Cause you know, I, I need my deliveries and I need to get to McDonald’s at three o’clock in the morning. Sometimes that’s it guys for today. Don’t forget to like and subscribe as always. I really appreciate you guys watching and until next time, see ya.