“The agreement between the ItTaxi consortium and Uber which was announced with great fanfare and which is an agreement between two private individuals does not represent our category. On the contrary, it puts 40,000 families at risk. Uber remains our number one enemy”. This was stated at Adnkronos by the national secretary of Orsa Taxi, Rosario Gallucci, commenting on the agreement between Uber, the global mobility app born in San Francisco and the ItTaxi consortium, Italian leader in the interconnection between supply and demand for services taxi which was announced yesterday by Loreno Bittarelli, president of the Radiotaxi 3570 cooperative and head of the ItTaxi app. “For our category – explains Gallucci – Uber remains our enemy number one. The platform, which acts as an intermediary, must stay outside our sector with no ifs and buts. Uber is a multinational that does not want the good of our category and that it only wants to monopolize our customer portfolio “. With this move, he notes, “Uber will begin to drain our work. It is a photocopy of what the multinational has already done in other European countries.” yesterday highlighting how this partnership “will allow the most aggressive of technological platforms to enter the sector, which has always operated in total disregard of current regulations” are ready to take to the streets to defend the sector. “The category is already in a state of agitation as regards the rules linked to the competition bill. From what transpires the Government does not seem willing to remove article 8 of the provision. We are ready to organize a large demonstration in Rome. Our position from the beginning it was clear: excerpt of article 8 and resumption of the dialogue on the implementing decrees that have been stuck for three years “.
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