Union Pushes To Get Philadelphia Cab Drivers Insured

The Philadelphia Inquirer's Robert Calandra, working in partnership with Kaiser Health News, reports: "It's a job where stress mounts like dollars on a taxicab meter. The hours are long, the wages are low, and the competition for customers is often fierce. Toss in an eat-on-the-go, fast-food diet, little exercise, a sore back and achy joints from jockeying through traffic all day and you start to grasp the health burdens Philadelphia cabdrivers face" (Calandra, 3/10). Read the story.

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