If you take Uber or Lyft to work or wherever you need to go, you may want to make other arrangements because the ride-sharing companies across the country and world are set to go on strike Wednesday. And the timing couldn't be more perfect, as Uber plans to go public the same day.
Thousands of Uber and Lyft drivers in Chicago are going to turn off their apps in support of their fellow ride-sharing buddies because you guessed it -- they want to be paid more. Of course Lyft and Uber have been in competition for years and that is causing a financial strain on many drivers and they want to be heard.
Some drivers are planning on demonstrating somewhere in the Loop and then they will head to City Hall for a protest. Hey guys, you may have to hail a cab tomorrow.