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Calif. Labor Board Ruling Classifies Uber Driver As Employee, Not Contractor

Drivers for Uber and other ride-sharing services are celebrating what is considered to be a major legal victory.

06/17/2015

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Uber & Goodwill Los Angeles Team Up To Make Spring Cleaning Easy

Uber has teamed up with Goodwill Los Angeles to help users donate clothes quickly and easily.

04/30/2015

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Calif. Judges: Juries Should Hear Driver Vs Uber, Lyft Suits

Juries will have to decide whether drivers for Uber and Lyft were independent contractors, or employees of the ride-hailing companies with all of the protections and benefits the state affords regular workers.

03/12/2015

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Uber Decides To Refund Fee For Woman Who Says She Was Hit With $100 ‘Bodily Fluid’ Charge

Uber says the company has decided to refund a cleaning fee for a woman who was hit with a $100 charge after utilizing the service on Sunday night.

03/04/2015

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OC Officials OK Expansion Of Uber, Lyft Services At John Wayne Airport

Next time you fly into John Wayne Airport, hailing a taxi won’t be your only option.

03/04/2015

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Uber Drivers Can Rate Passengers And That May Affect Your Next Ride

If you’ve ever waited for an Uber ride that never came it may be because you’re on Uber’s blacklist.

02/23/2015

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Off-Duty Uber Driver Under Investigation For Alleged Sexual Assault

An off-duty driver for the Uber car service is under investigation for an alleged sexual assault, police said Monday.

02/02/2015

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2 Men Suspected Of Taking Uber To Drug Deal

Two men face drug charges after authorities say they were caught using Uber to take them to a drug deal.

01/29/2015

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Inflate Your Heart: Uber Is Delivering Adoptable Puppies On Demand To LA Offices

The biggest event in canine sports history is just days away and a popular rideshare app wants you to be “uber” prepared!

01/28/2015

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Riders May Soon Be Able To ‘E-Hail’ A Regular Taxi Using A Smartphone

Los Angeles wants taxi drivers to get on board with a mobile app that will allow customers to hail a taxi from their smartphones.

01/16/2015

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Officials Consider Allowing Lyft, Uber Pickups At LAX

Transportation network companies, such as Lyft and Uber, aren’t currently allowed to operate at Los Angeles International Airport but that could soon change.

12/18/2014

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Amid Scrutiny, Uber Says It Will Focus More On Safety

Uber’s head of global safety wrote in a blog post Wednesday that in 2015 the company will “build new safety programs and intensify others.”

12/17/2014

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California Prosecutors Sue Uber; Lyft Settles

Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey partnered with Gascon in a probe of the nascent ridesharing industry. A third company — Sidecar — is still under investigation.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/09/2014

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LA County DA Cracks Down On Rideshare Companies

District Attorney’s offices in Los Angeles and San Francisco have sent letters to popular rideshare companies requesting to discuss safe and legal practices, officials said Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/26/2014

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Uber Defends Slashing Drivers’ Rates Amid LA Protest

More than 50 Los Angeles-based Uber drivers assembled in a North Hollywood parking lot Tuesday night to voice their displeasure with continued cuts in their takehome pay.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/02/2014

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