Uber let drivers in California preview destinations and set rates to prove their independence, but after Proposition 22 passed it's reconsidering those freedoms.
As legislation that exempts gig companies like Uber from classifying workers as employees spreads nationwide, drivers in Boston are fighting for their rights.
Californians are receiving mailers aimed at deceiving progressive voters into supporting a proposition that would exempt gig economy companies from reclassifying drivers as employees.
Uber and Lyft’s business model uniquely harms workers of color, according to a legal document filed to the California Court of Appeals by a coalition of advocacy groups.
The Yes on Proposition 22 gave $2 million to the California Republican Party last Friday.
You can't, you won't, please don't.
On Thursday, amid threats of a shut down, Uber and Lyft drivers in California protested the companies' efforts to avoid classifying them as employees in a statewide day of action.
At a press conference organized by the No on Proposition 22 campaign, app-based drivers in L.A. and the Bay Area expressed their frustration at Uber’s latest tactic to gain an exemption from regulations.
As it stands, Uber and Lyft now have one week until they are forced to stop misclassifying their drivers.
Uber's PR push reminds us that Uber's business model relies on mistreating its drivers, and now it's threatening to leave California 'for a while' if it has to make them employees.
The court issued a preliminary injunction, using harsh language about the rideshare companies' “prolonged and brazen refusal to comply with California law."