Uber Responds to Rage over Alleged ‘Strikebreaking’ During Immigration Protests

On Saturday night, Uber's New York City Twitter account notified riders that the company was turning off surge pricing for trips at JFK Airport, the site of protests against President Donald Trump's executive order blocking some Middle Eastern travelers and refugees.

Surge pricing has been turned off at #JFK Airport. This may result in longer wait times. Please be patient.

Uber NYC (@Uber_NYC) January 29, 2017

Critics swiftly accused the ridesharing company of attempting to undermine...

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