Instacart Plans To Hire 300,000 As Demand Surges For Grocery Deliveries During Coronavirus OutbreakInstacart is looking to hire hundreds of thousands of workers to meet surging demand for grocery deliveries as millions of people are urged to stay home to limit the spread of coronavirus.
Delivery Giant DoorDash Takes Step Toward Public OfferingBay Area food delivery giant DoorDash has taken a first formal step toward a stock market debut.
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.
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 Takes Lead On Laws Affecting Gig Economy, PrivacyCalifornia’s long tradition of advancing nation-leading legislation continues into the new year, with laws reining in the gig economy, boosting online privacy and discouraging shootings by police, among other potential trend-setters.
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.
DoorDash Sued By DC Attorney General For Allegedly Pocketing Delivery Workers' TipsThe lawsuit, filed Tuesday, seeks to recover millions of dollars in tip money and to impose civil penalties on the company.
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.
Taxi Drivers Worried AB 5 Could Hurt Way Cab Companies OperateCab drivers in the South Bay are fighting AB-5, the new California law designed to help gig workers by reclassifying them from contractors to company employees.
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.
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.