UCLA Study Finds That Vast Majority Of Calif. Gig Workers Struggling To Make Ends MeetNearly half of those surveyed reported that they were forced to stop working when the pandemic first took hold in mid-March.
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.
Calif. Voters To Decide Whether AB5 Applies To Rideshare DriversUnder the initiative, instead of being categorized as employees, drivers for app-based companies would be provided with “alternative benefits,” including a guaranteed minimum level of pay and healthcare subsidies.