Challenge To California Law Giving Gig Workers Benefits Will Go On November BallotA ballot initiative backed by Uber, Lyft and DoorDash is set to go before California voters in November, which if passed, would exclude the companies from a new law giving more benefits and wage protections to gig workers.
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.
Lyft To Cut 17% Of Staff, Furlough Hundreds More Due To Coronavirus PandemicLyft plans to cut nearly 1,000 staffers and furlough hundreds more as it grapples with the impact of the ongoing pandemic.
Coronavirus Update: Lyft Tapping More Drivers To Help With Delivery Of Essential ItemsAs demand for rides has slowed due to the coronavirus pandemic, Lyft is tapping more of its drivers to help with delivery needs in the Bay Area and across the country.
Coronavirus Update: Taxi Drivers Call On SFMTA For Relief During Massive Drop In BusinessTaxi drivers in San Francisco on Thursday asked the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency for relief as they say they're facing a dramatic decline in business, despite being an essential service.
Judge Could Soon Rule On San Francisco Taxi Medallion Meltdown LawsuitA case centered around the meltdown of San Francisco's taxi industry that has occurred over the course of nearly a decade could finally be edging towards a conclusion.
Lyft's Good-Guy Image Tainted By Sexual Assault LawsuitsFor years, Lyft has been the good guy of ride-hailing. That changed when dozens of women filed lawsuits against Lyft in recent months, claiming that they were sexually assaulted by the company’s drivers.
Uber, Lyft To Stop Phoenix Airport Trips Amid Battle Over FeesUber and Lyft said they will make good on their threats to stop taking customers to and from the airport in the nation's fifth-largest city.
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.
20 More Victims File Sexual Assault Lawsuit Against LyftA group of 20 more sexual assault victims came forward Wednesday to file a lawsuit against ride-hailing app company Lyft.
SFMTA, Bay Wheels Agreement To Bring 4,000 Stationless E-Bikes To CityThe San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency on Friday announced an agreement with the bike-sharing program Bay Wheels to provide 4,000 stationless e-bikes throughout the city.
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.