Uber Was Killing His Livelihood, So He Killed Himself - Newser

Uber Was Killing His Livelihood, So He Killed Himself - Newser
Billy Crystal | 2018-05-16 02:05

(Newser) – "I will not be a slave working for chump change. I would rather be dead." So read a line in the suicide note left by Doug Schifter, a 61-year-old who had for four decades driven cabs and black cars in New York City and who in February took his own life in a protest against Uber and what it had done to his livelihood. Read Bruder's story in full for more on Schifter's death, its aftermath, and what Uber has wrought on NYC.