UPDATE: 1:48 p.m.
"We need more eight-hour days, and we're asking for an 80/20 split and transparency," Smith said. "That means the drivers make 80 percent and Uber makes 20 percent. We need to know how much they're taking from passengers, and passengers need to know how much they're giving to us."
Another protester, Gregory Lioi, says while Uber insists teh drivers are independent contractors, not employees, the company sure treats them like inferior employees.
In San Diego and L.A., drivers are set to stop working for 24 hours. In Atlanta, it’s 12 hours. In several other cities, drivers are expected to sit out a few hours.