Judge Grants Stay Hours After Lyft Threatens To Suspend Service In California At Midnight ThursdayRideshare companies Lyft and Uber were granted an emergency stay Thursday that delayed an announced suspension of services in California over the state's controversial Assembly Bill 5.
Uber Warns It Could Suspend Service In California By ThursdayThe move is in response to an ongoing legal battle over how the rideshare giant classifies its drivers.
Uber Threatens To Halt Calif. Service Over Judge’s Ruling On AB 5In November, California voters are set to vote on Prop. 22, which would overturn provisions of AB 5 specifically relating to app-based drivers.
Judge Rules In Favor Of Multi-City Lawsuit Against Uber And Lyft Regarding AB 5A federal judge on Monday required ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft to classify their drivers as employers rather than independent contractors under a new California state law.
Judge Stalls California Labor Law As It Relates To TruckersA federal judge on Tuesday temporarily blocked a new California labor law from impacting more than 70,000 independent truckers.
Uber, Postmates File Suit To Block Gig Worker Bill Days Before It Takes EffectCome Wednesday, many rideshare drivers will go from being gig economy workers to full employees.
Orange County Residents React After Newsom Signs 'Gig Worker' Bill Into LawCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 5 into law Wednesday — but not everyone was happy about it.
California Senate Passes Landmark Labor Bill That Would Impact Nearly 1 Million Freelance WorkersThe bill would force companies like Uber and Lyft to treat its current workforce of independent contractors as employees, entitling them to benefits including sick time, vacation, medical benefits and overtime.
Uber And Lyft Push Back Against Bill That Would Reclassify ‘Gig’ WorkersRide-sharing companies on Friday were continuing to push California legislators to come up with a new classification for workers that falls somewhere between “company employee” and “independent contractor.”