Uber Tests Feature That Lets Some California Drivers Set Their Own RatesThe new feature will enable drivers at the Santa Barbara, Sacramento and Palm Springs airports to set a fair based on a multiple of Uber's base, time and distance rates for UberX and UberXL trips.
Uber Switching From Upfront To Estimated Pricing In California Over New Gig Economy LawIn another salvo over AB5, Uber is changing up how many California users will be charged for a ride.
BBB: Ride-hailing Customers Getting Doused With 'Vomit Fraud'It's a growing trend where a driver falsely claims an incident requiring cleanup and imposes fees.
Rideshare Drivers' Payments Being Delayed Because Of Third-Party CompanyIt's a fare freeze. Some Sacramento-area Uber and Lyft drivers are saying they're not getting paid.
Judge Stalls New California Gig 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 Sue To Challenge California's New Labor LawRide-share company Uber and on-demand meal delivery service Postmates sued Monday to block a broad new California law aimed at giving wage and benefit protections to people who work as independent contractors.
Small Businesses Rethinking Staffing As New California Contractor Law LoomsA California law that makes it harder for companies to treat workers as independent contractors takes effect next week, forcing small businesses in and outside the state to rethink their staffing.
Uber To Pay $4.4 Million To End Federal Sex Harassment ProbeUber Technologies Inc. will establish a $4.4 million fund to settle a federal investigation into allegations that the San Francisco company allowed a rampant culture of sexual harassment, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced Wednesday.
Uber Releases Safety Report Revealing 5,981 Incidents Of Sexual AssaultUber released its highly-anticipated safety report on Thursday revealing, among other details, that it received 5,981 reports of sexual assault in 2017 and 2018.
Uber Releases Safety Report Revealing 5,981 Reports Of Sexual AssaultUber released its highly-anticipated safety report on Thursday revealing, among other details, that it received 5,981 reports of sexual assault in 2017 and 2018.
Lyft, Uber Will Ask California Voters To Block Employee LawSome of the country's largest ride-sharing companies plan to ask California voters to guarantee that their drivers are independent contractors instead of employees.
15 Minutes Of Terror: Uber Driver Attacked By Woman On FreewayAn Uber driver said she was attacked Saturday evening by a female passenger who, in the span of a few minutes, groped, kissed, and even covered her eyes on the freeway.
Passenger Attack Leaves Sacramento Uber Driver In ComaDriver’s wife says Uber continued charging for his rented car after it was booked by police as evidence.
Gov. Gavin Newsom Signs Gig Economy Bill Into Law That Could Transform Uber And LyftThe California legislation that could transition tens of thousands of so-called “gig economy” workers from independent contractors into full-time employees has been signed into law.
Uber Claims New California Law Still Won't Force It To Classify Drivers As EmployeesTony West, Uber's chief legal officer, said that the company believed a new test imposed by AB-5 would not require it to classify its fleet of drivers in the state as employees.