Italian taxi drivers stage wildcat strike over pro-Uber bill

Publication: Providence Journal

ROME — Taxi drivers in Rome, Milan and Turin are staging wildcat strikes to protest proposed Italian legislation they say will favor Uber and other car-sharing services. Commuters were stranded when the walkout began Wednesday. The ANSA news agency reported that with taxis still idled Thursday, Rome’s airports arranged for extra shuttle services to get passengers into town.

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