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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

Divide over California law reclassifying Uber, Lyft drivers

California’s new worker-protection bill could require Uber and Lyft to treat drivers as employees, but not all workers welcome the changes. Photo/Video: Jake Nicol/The Wall Street Journal.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 25th, 2019

The Technology 202: Uber, Lyft drivers vow to continue fight for unions despite company pushback

Ride-hailing companies say drivers don't need to be employees to bargain......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 23rd, 2019

The Technology 202: The Technology 202: Uber, Lyft drivers vow to continue fight for unions despite company pushback

The companies say drivers don't need to be employees to bargain.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 23rd, 2019

California bill could devastate Uber and Lyft"s business model

Uber and Lyft really don't want Assembly Bill 5, otherwise known as the Dynamex bill, to become law, forcing them to classify drivers as employees......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 3rd, 2019

California bill could devastate Uber and Lyft"s business model

Uber and Lyft really don't want Assembly Bill 5, otherwise known as the Dynamex bill, to become law, forcing them to classify drivers as employees......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 3rd, 2019

Uber, Lyft and DoorDash Pledge $90M to Fight Driver Legislation in Calif.

SAN FRANCISCO — A bill in California’s Legislature could soon force ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft to treat their drivers as employees instead of independent contractors......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 30th, 2019

Uber, Lyft and DoorDash Pledge $90M to Fight Driver Legislation in Calif.

SAN FRANCISCO — A bill in California’s Legislature could soon force ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft to treat their drivers as employees instead of independent contractors......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 30th, 2019

Uber and Lyft drivers lose their rooftop billboards

For-hire vehicle drivers are giving their rooftop billboards one last ride this week. The money-making signs, which have been the subject of a long-running legal battle, have been ordered off of... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkAug 29th, 2019

Column: Uber and Lyft try to blunt a court ruling that their drivers are employees

It was clear almost from the first that the California Supreme Court, in.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJul 16th, 2019

Uber and Lyft drivers were paid up to $100 to protest a bill that could make them employees

Fighting to stave off a bill that could force them to treat their workers as employees, Uber and Lyft last week deployed an unusual weapon: a promise of extra pay t.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJul 16th, 2019

Uber and Lyft drivers were paid up to $100 to protest a bill that could make them employees

Fighting to stave off a bill that could force.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJul 15th, 2019

Uber and Lyft drivers were paid up to $100 to demonstrate against a bill that could make them employees

Fighting to stave off a bill that could forc.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJul 15th, 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

Lyft follows Uber in suing NYC over cruising time caps

Lyft Inc, following its rival Uber's move, has sued New York City seeking to nullify a new rule limiting the time its drivers are allowed to spend cruising in Manhattan without passengers, the company said on Saturday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 12th, 2019

Uber and Google drivers embrace radical manifesto

Just before 20,000 Google employees left their desks last fall to protest the company’s handling of sexual harassment, a debate broke out among the hundreds of workers involved in formulating a list of demands......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 10th, 2019

The radical manifesto embraced by Google workers and Uber drivers

Just before 20,000 Google employees left their desks last fall to protest the company’s handling of sexual harassment, a debate broke out among the hundreds of workers involved in formulating a list of demands......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 10th, 2019

"I thought Uber drivers were bad at picking me up": Tesla"s Smart Summon is the butt of Trevor Noah"s jokes (TSLA)

The Late Show Tesla's Smart Summon feature was captured making some pretty egregious errors when it was released this week.  Videos spread rapidly online showing cars running stop signs, nearly causing accidents, and even hitting a garage.  Co.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 4th, 2019

THE AUTOMAKER TRANSFORMATION REPORT: Inside automakers" scramble to keep Uber and Lyft from snatching billions from their pockets (UBER, LYFT)

This is a preview of The Automaker Transformation Report from Business Insider Intelligence. Purchase this report. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full acces.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 27th, 2019