This Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 12 noon, on the steps of City Hall, New York State Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz, Former Mayoral Candidate Rev. Erick Salgado and The New York Hispanic Clergy Organization will demand that Mayor Bill de Blasio and the New York City Taxi & Limousine Commission end abusive tactics used against taxi drivers once and for all.
Senator Rev. Diaz and Rev. Salgado will detail the serious issues that the taxi drivers continue to face, along with the ongoing mistreatment by the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission.
They will outline their demands, which include: lowering the excessive fines that are being levied against drivers, providing additional protections and the equipment required to keep drivers secure, stopping the illegal seizure of cabs and ending the criminalization of taxi drivers.