Taxi drivers, like millions of other such exploited workers nationwide, are not "independent contractors" but are really employees.
New York City taxi drivers and supporters gathered at the headquarters of the United Federation of Teachers in lower Manhattan.
The National Taxi Workers Alliance made history when it officially became a full member of the nation's largest labor federation, the AFL-CIO.
Taxi drivers protest underhanded tactics and immigration arrests of 25 drivers by local parking authority working in collusion with federal immigration officials.
He's had a gun put up to his head during a robbery. He's been assaulted with a crowbar, and had every window in his car broken. He's had a jagged beer bottle shoved into his neck.