Lyft Agrees To Pay Damages, Revise Wheelchair Policies Under Settlement With Department Of JusticeLyft will pay damages ranging from $4,000 to $30,000 to four riders with disabilities and a $40,000 civil penalty, according to the Department of Justice.
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.
Uber Now Requiring Masks For All Passengers, Drivers; Company Lays Off 3,000 EmployeesDrivers must take a selfie prior to starting their shifts to verify that they are in fact wearing a mask.
California Sues Uber, Lyft For Classifying Drivers As 'Contractors'The two rideshare giants are accused of misclassifying their drivers as “contractors,” depriving them of workplace protections like minimum wage and overtime and access to paid sick leave, disability insurance and unemployment.
Lyft Driver Sues Ride-Sharing Company Over Passenger AttackA Lyft driver is suing the ride-sharing company months after he was allegedly stabbed by a passenger.
88-Year-Old Woman Who Tripped Over Scooter, Fracturing Hip, Sues Lyft And City Of Santa MonicaAn 87-year-old woman who tripped over a Lyft scooter in Santa Monica, fracturing her hip and elbow, was suing the city, the rideshare company, and the Santa Monica Community College District.
Officials Hope Latest Revamp Will Alleviate LAX-it FrustrationStarting Wednesday morning, three lanes were added to the LAX-it lot, increasing space by roughly 50% for cars and passengers.
LAX To Increase Size Of Uber, Lyft, Taxi Pickup Lot Amid Long Wait Times And Angry PassengersLAX officials announced Monday the LAX-it remote pickup lot for taxis and rideshare services will expand by 50% beginning Wednesday morning.
New LAX Rideshare Policy Goes Into Effect TuesdayStarting Tuesday, LAX will ban Uber, Lyft and taxi drivers from picking up passengers directly from their terminals.
Uber Criticizes New LAX Policy Banning Rideshare Apps, Taxis From Picking Up Passengers From Their TerminalsStarting Oct. 29, LAX will ban Uber, Lyft, and taxi drivers from picking up passengers at their terminals.
LA City Council Pushes $30 Minimum Wage For Uber, Lyft Rideshare DriversSome Los Angeles City Councilmembers are fighting for a $30 minimum wage for Uber, Lyft, and other rideshare drivers.
Uber Says Plan To End Curbside Pickup at LAX Will Cause Lengthy Wait TimesThe new system, called LAX-IT, is supposed to alleviate traffic jams at the central terminal and get passengers out of the airport faster, but the plan has many skeptics.
City Council President Proposes $30 Hourly Pay For Lyft, Uber DriversCity Council President Herb Wesson proposed Tuesday that drivers working for rideshare services such as Uber and Lyft in Los Angeles be paid a minimum of $30 per hour.
LAX To Halt Rideshare Pickups At All Terminals In Late OctoberLAX will no longer allow ridesharing drivers or taxi cabs to pick up passengers directly from its terminals.
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.