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Thousands of drivers for Uber and Lyft in cities around the world, including Boston, have walked — or driven — off the job today.

Their strike comes just two days before Uber makes its initial public stock offering, following Lyft's IPO in March.

As the ride-hailing giants raise billions in the public market, drivers say they want better job protections and higher pay.

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Kyle Tsvaer, full-time driver and organizer for the Boston Independent Driver's Guild.

Anne Mostue, Bloomberg business reporter and anchor. She tweets @AnneMostue.

This segment aired on May 8, 2019.

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