Uber, Lyft say making drivers employees would ‘pose a risk to our businesses’

Uber and Lyft launched a public campaign Wednes.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJun 12th, 2019

Uber, Lyft float changes for California drivers

The ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft say they are willing to change the way they treat drivers in California — as long as state lawmakers don't require them to call drivers employees, a move that would entitle them to a wide range of benefits......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 12th, 2019

Uber, Lyft drivers on global strike just before Uber"s IPO

Uber and Lyft drivers want higher wages and to be treated as employees......»»

Category: worldSource: nytMay 8th, 2019

S.F. City Attorney subpoenas Uber and Lyft for info on whether their drivers are contractors or employees

Ride-hailing giants Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc. are feeling the ripple effects of a recent California Supreme Court decision. San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera said on Tuesday that he subpoenaed Uber and Lyft, both based in the city, .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 29th, 2018

Uber, Lyft, TaskRabbit and others may face seismic shift in labor laws

Gig worker legislation working its way through the Legislature may morph contract workers into employees — a move that could also reverberate through the construction, trucking and healthcare industries and beyond......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 14th, 2019

NYC to go another year without new Uber and Lyft drivers

The city had originally banned ride-hail apps from signing new drivers last August as part of a plan to raise pay levels.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 13th, 2019

Uber and Lyft executives: We’ll raise wages if we can keep treating drivers as contractors

Faced with legislation in California that endange.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJun 12th, 2019

NYC Mayor Planning To Make Cap On New Uber, Lyft Drivers Permanent 

Ten months after NYC implemented a one-year cap on licenses for new ride-share drivers working with Uber and Lyft - and with New York's landmark congestion pricing law close to becoming a reality - Mayor Bill de Blasio is planning to make the cap.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 12th, 2019

Home flippers hire Uber and Lyft drivers to scout properties in a pricey housing market

Competition is so fierce in the home flipping market that some investors are hiring Uber and Lyft drivers to help them scour a wider territory for possible properties......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcJun 7th, 2019

Home flippers hire Uber and Lyft drivers to scout properties in a pricey housing market

Competition is fierce among flippers, because the returns are falling, hitting the lowest point in eight years during the first quarter this year......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 7th, 2019

Australian regulator rules Uber drivers are not employees

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJun 7th, 2019

Jeff Reeves"s Strength in Numbers: Why Lyft, Uber and other ‘gig economy’ stocks are in trouble now

Signs of economic slowdown spook ‘risk-off’ investors, writes Jeff Reeves......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 1st, 2019

Lyft And Uber Borrow From Taxi Model To Reduce Congestion At Portland Airport

Hailing an Uber Technologies (NYSE: UBER) or LYFT Inc (NASDAQ: LYFT) at the Portland International Airport can be a huge headache, with ride-hailing services making 400 read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 31st, 2019

Uber loses $1 billion in quarter as costs grow for drivers, food delivery

Uber Technologies Inc reported a $1 billion loss on Thursday as the ride-hailing service spends heavily to build up its food delivery and freight businesses, sending revenues up 20% in its first quarterly report as a public company......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 30th, 2019

Data Sheet—The Biggest Enemy of Cab Drivers Wasn’t Uber and Lyft

This is your Data Sheet newsletter for Thursday, May 30, 2019. This is the web version of Data Sheet, Fortune's daily newsletter on the top tech news. .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 30th, 2019

Lower pay and higher costs: The downside of Lyft"s rental program

Lyft and its rival Uber have struggled to attract enough drivers to meet demand. As the companies have sought to expand their fleets, they have tried to recruit workers whose ve.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 21st, 2019

Report: Many Uber, Lyft drivers fail to respond to recalls

One in six Uber and Lyft drivers in the New York City and Seattle areas are driving vehicles with outstanding recalls, according to Consumer Reports......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 21st, 2019

Uber, Lyft Drivers Game "Surge Pricing" At Reagan National Airport With Synchronized Scheme

Uber and Lyft drivers at Reagan National Airport have been gaming the system "every night, several times a night," by simultaneously turning off their rideshare apps for a minute or two so that the system is tricked into thinking there are no dr.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 20th, 2019

Study Finds Some Uber and Lyft Drivers Racially Discriminate

Researchers who studied trips in Seattle and Boston said African-American users might wait up to 35 percent longer for rides than white users......»»

Category: worldSource: nytMay 20th, 2019

Could Uber, Lyft drivers trick the apps to increase surge pricing? Experts say 'probably'

A 2017 study found that drivers can increase surge prices by collectively shutting down ride sharing apps and then qui.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 15th, 2019

Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says

A U.S. labor agency has concluded that ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc's drivers were independent contractors and not its employees, which could prevent them from joining unions......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 14th, 2019