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.
Assembly Passes Landmark Gig Economy Bill; Awaits Newsom SignatureA bill that would provide new wage and benefit protections to workers at so-called gig economy companies such as Uber and Lyft was approved the state Assembly Wednesday and now just needs Gov. Gavin Newsom's signature to become law.
California Senate Approves AB5 Bill To Reclassify Gig Economy WorkersThe California Senate has passed a bill that would give new wage and benefit protections to workers at so-called gig economy companies like Uber and Lyft.
California Pulls Democratic Candidates Into Big Tech Battle With Big LaborNearly every major Democratic White House hopeful except Joe Biden has waded into a California clash between labor unions and tech giants such as Uber and Lyft over the very definition of work in a changing economy.
Housing, Guns, Vaccines, Worker Rights Bills Await Legislature in Final MonthCalifornia lawmakers returning to work Monday still have lots to do before they adjourn for the year on Sept. 13.
Uber, Lyft Drivers Hold Rally To Support Bill Clarifying Them As EmployeesUber and Lyft drivers held a rally Tuesday outside of Uber's San Francisco headquarters to support new state legislation that could convert drivers from gig workers to employees.
British Court: Uber Drivers Have Rights On Wages, Time OffUber lost the latest round in the battle over its operating model Friday, when a British panel ruled that the company's drivers are workers, not independent contractors.
S.F. Gets 'Gig'y With New Strategy To Support Freelance WorkersSan Francisco has launched a strategy supporting freelancers and the self-employed in response to the "gig economy" labor market that focuses contract and freelance work.
What Happens When The Gig Economy Redesigns Halloween?Fiverr Business Development & Marketing Strategist Aimy Ngo explains how a community of freelancers reimagined 2016’s best costumes.
Desperately Seeking Drivers, Uber And Lyft Offer Questionable Car OptionsNo car? No problem for ride sharing companies like Uber and Lyft. But critics say drivers are paying high and even predatory prices on rentals, leases and financing deals aimed at getting more drivers on the road.
Judge Grants Preliminary Approval To $27 Million Lyft Driver SettlementA federal judge in San Francisco gave preliminary approval Friday to a lawsuit settlement that would give $27 million to 163,000 present and former Lyft drivers in California.
Leaked Documents Show Some Uber Drivers Barely Making Ends MeetUber is coming under increased scrutiny after leaked documents indicated their drivers really don't make all that much money.