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Vol. 71/No. 41      November 5, 2007

N.Y. cab drivers strike,
demand ‘No GPS!’
Militant/Tom Baumann
NEW YORK, October 22—“No GPS!” chanted 300 taxi cab drivers at a strike rally today in front of the Taxi and Limousine Commission headquarters. The New York Taxi Workers Alliance called a 24-hour strike to oppose Global Positioning Systems (GPS) installed in cabs that track drivers. The device includes a credit card reader that charges the driver a 5 percent surcharge with each transaction. Other demands include health care, pensions, and union recognition.


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