Man Charged In Kidnapping, Attempted Murder Of Lyft Driver In RichmondAuthorities in the East Bay have charged a man in connection with the alleged kidnapping and attempted murder of a Lyft driver last week.
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.
Lyft Hit By Five More Lawsuits Over Alleged Sexual Assaults, RapesLyft was hit with five more lawsuits on Tuesday by women who allege they were sexually assaulted or raped by drivers on its platform.
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.
Lyft Sued For Allegedly Failing To Protect Women From Sexual Assault By DriversA nationwide lawsuit was filed against Lyft on Wednesday by women who claim the company has failed to protect them from sexual assault and rape by refusing to properly screen or monitor its drivers.
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.
Uber And Lyft Push Back Against Bill That Would Reclassify 'Gig' WorkersRide-sharing companies on Friday were continuing to push California legislators to come up with a new classification for workers that falls somewhere between "company employee" and "independent contractor."
Uber, Lyft Threaten $60 Million California Ballot MeasureUber and Lyft threated Thursday to spend at least $60 million on a California ballot measure if they can't reach a deal with unions and lawmakers on legislation that would change the rights of gig workers.
Uber, Lyft Propose $21/Hour Minimum Wage For Drivers After Wave Of ProtestsUber and Lyft, the two biggest rideshare companies, are telling their drivers they are willing to compromise with a proposal that includes a minimum wage of $21 per hour.
Woman Killed In Horrific Santa Clara Crash Involving Stolen Car IdentifiedThe woman who was killed in a terrible early Sunday morning crash between an allegedly stolen car and a ride-share vehicle was identified Monday afternoon, according to authorities.
Lyft Driver Accused Of Raping Intoxicated Passenger Makes Initial Court AppearanceA San Mateo County judge has ordered the Lyft driver charged with kidnapping and raping a female passenger to be held in jail at $500,000 bail.
Lyft Posts Q2 Losses Despite Revenue Growth, Improves OutlookLyft continued to bleed money in its second quarter but says it expects to stem some of those losses, raising its outlook for 2019.
Lyft Pulls Bay Wheels E-Bike Fleet Off Streets After Possible Battery FireLyft has pulled its fleet of Bay Wheels e-bikes off San Francisco streets while the company investigates and updates their battery technology.
San Francisco Taxi Drivers Getting Letters Demanding Repayment Of Medallion LoansSome embattled San Francisco taxi drivers, struggling to survive in the face of competition from Lyft and Uber, have received letters calling for full repayment of their taxi medallion loans.