California Judge Rules Uber, Lyft Drivers Are EmployeesA judge on Monday ordered ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft to treat their California drivers as employees instead of independent contractors, a shift that would guarantee benefits like overtime, sick leave and expense reimbursement for workers who make up much of the freewheeling gig economy.
California Labor Commissioner Sues Uber And Lyft For Alleged Wage TheftUber and Lyft are facing a new round of legal pressure in their home state of California over how they classify their workers.
Former Google, Uber Engineer Gets 18 Months For Stealing SecretsA former engineer at Google and Uber pleaded guilty Tuesday to stealing confidential information from Google’s self-driving car program and received an 18-month prison sentence, according to the Department of Justice (DOJ).
California Wants Judge To Force Uber, Lyft To Hire DriversCalifornia's attorney general and a group of city attorneys on Wednesday escalated their lawsuit targeting the business model of ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft, announcing they will request a judge immediately compel the companies hire its drivers as employees.
Calif. Voters To Decide Whether AB5 Applies To Rideshare DriversThis November, California voters will decide whether drivers for companies such as Uber and Lyft should be classified as freelancers or employees.
California To Decide If Labor Law Applies To App DriversA ballot initiative backed by business giants Uber, Lyft and DoorDash is now set to go before California voters in November, a multimillion-dollar shot aimed at excluding the companies from a law that would make them give more benefits and wage protections to their drivers.
Don't Forget Your Mask - Uber Requiring Drivers and Passengers To Wear Face Coverings Starting MondayStarting Monday, the rideshare company is making face coverings or masks mandatory for everyone riding or driving with Uber. 
California Sues Uber, Lyft Over Alleged Labor Law ViolationsCalifornia is suing ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft, alleging they misclassified their drivers as independent contractors under the state's new labor law.
Use Amazon, Uber Or Walmart.com? You've Probably Signed Away Your Right To Sue ThemTucked into the sign-up process for many popular e-commerce sites and apps are dense terms-of-service agreements that legal experts say are changing the nature of consumer transactions.
Uber: Sacramento Right Behind Paris In Using Shared Bikes, ScootersAccording to Uber, Sacramento ranks second in using their Jump bikes and scooters.
Judge Stalls Uber, Postmates Challenge To California Job LawA federal judge on Monday refused to exempt ride-share company Uber and on-demand meal delivery service Postmates from a broad new California labor law while she considers their lawsuit.