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.
Bill Giving Protections To Uber Drivers, Others Moves AheadThe 56-15 Assembly vote marked a victory for labor unions and a defeat for tech companies that vehemently oppose the proposal.
California Senate Passes Gig Economy Bill That Could Transform Uber And LyftThe California state senate passed legislation late Tuesday that could transition tens of thousands of ride-share drivers from independent contractors into full-time employees.
Lyft Driver Says She Was Sexually Assaulted During Late Night Ride In SacramentoA Lyft Driver in Sacramento says she was sexually assaulted by four men in her own car over the weekend.
JUMP Bikes Doubling Their Fleet In SacramentoGet ready to see a lot more red in Sacramento as JUMP bikes get ready to double their fleet.
Uber, Lyft Try To Stop Proposed Law That Defines Drivers As EmployeesUber and Lyft are trying to stop a proposed state law that officially defines its drivers as employees. They’re using questionable methods to get their drivers to oppose the bill as well.
Uber, Lyft Suggest Changes But Want Drivers As ContractorsRide-hailing companies Uber and Lyft say they are willing to change the way they treat drivers in California as long as state lawmakers don't require them to classify drivers as employees, a move that would entitle them to a wide range of benefits.
California Assembly Votes To Tighten Rules On ContractorsCalifornia residents working for companies like Lyft and Uber would get the rights of employees entitled to a minimum wage and workers compensation under a law the state Assembly passed on Wednesday.
Uber Says It Will Kick Off Riders For Low RatingsUber passengers could lose access to the ride-hailing app if their rating is too low.
Uber Quiet Mode: Not Chatting With Your Driver Is Now An OptionNot in the mood to make small talk with your Uber driver? You can now request that.
Uber Quiet Mode: Not Chatting With Your Driver Is Now An Option Not in the mood to make small talk with your Uber driver? You can now request that.
Uber, Lyft Drivers Plan To Strike And Rally Ahead Of Uber's IPORideshare drivers are planning to strike and rally again — this time, ahead of Uber's impending IPO.
Uber's Self-Driving Car Unit Grabs $1 Billion In InvestmentUber's self-driving car unit has lured $1 billion in investment ahead of the company's hotly anticipated stock market debut.
Be Uber Cautious: Tips To Stay Safe While Using Ridesharing AppsThe San Mateo Police Department shared tips Monday to help ridesharing app users stay safe when they're requesting a ride.
Sacramento Plans Crackdown On JUMP Bike And Scooter ParkingAs Sacramento approaches its first anniversary as JUMP's most successful market, city leaders are taking steps to avoid bike and scooter sharing problems plaguing other cities.