San Francisco Joins Lawsuit Against Ride-Hailing App Companies Uber And LyftCity Attorney Dennis Herrera on Tuesday announced San Francisco would be joining the state and other cities in suing Uber and Lyft over the misclassification of their drivers as independent contractors.
Lawmaker Behind Sweeping AB5 Labor Law Wants Changes For FreelancersThe author of a sweeping new California labor law said Thursday that she intends to ease its restrictions on freelance journalists and others.
Bills Seek To Exempt Freelancers, Newspapers From New California Labor Law AB5Freelance writers and newspaper carriers would be exempted from a broad new California labor law requiring that many be treated as employees rather than independent contractors, under legislation announced Thursday.
Uber Tests Feature Letting Some California Drivers Set Their Own RatesUber is testing out a new feature that allows some drivers in California to choose how much they will charge customers.
Federal Judge Rules California 'Gig Labor' Law Applies To Freelance JournalistsA federal judge will not temporarily exempt freelance journalists and photographers from a broad new California labor law.
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.
California Takes Lead On Gig Economy, Privacy With New 2020 LawsCalifornia’s long tradition of advancing nation-leading legislation continues into the new year.
California Freelance Journalists Sue Over New State Law AB5Two national groups representing freelance writers and photographers on Tuesday filed the second legal challenge to California’s broad new labor law.
Truckers File 1st Lawsuit Against California Gig Economy LawThe California Trucking Association on Tuesday filed what appears to be the first lawsuit challenging a sweeping new labor law that seeks to give wage and benefit protections to workers in the so-called gig economy.
Newsom Signs Bill Offering Protections For Uber, Lyft Drivers, Gig Economy WorkersGov. Gavin Newsom has signed sweeping legislation aimed at giving wage and benefit protections to rideshare drivers and workers in other industries.
Heavy Truck Drivers Sharply Criticizing AB5, California's Gig Economy Worker BillA California bill aimed at reforming working conditions in the so-called gig economy is being sharply criticized by some truck drivers who feel unfairly swept up in its reforms.