Looking Past Lyft: California Law Could Target Food, Grocery Delivery Services NextThe fight over whether ride-hail drivers should be treated as employees or independent contractors, as they have long been treated by Uber and Lyft, could determine whether other parts of the industry are similarly targeted -- in particular fast-growing, on-demand grocery- and food-delivery businesses.
Lyft Offering Free Rides To Bay Area Cooling CenterAs a heat wave remained draped over the San Francisco Bay Area, ride-sharing giant Lyft has announced a free ride program to cooling centers.
Lyft's 2Q Loss $437M As Riders Stay Home During PandemicLyft posted a loss on Wednesday of $437.1 million for the second quarter, when the coronavirus outbreak meant few people were looking to use its ride-hailing service.
Judge Issues Injunction Against Uber And Lyft, Says Drivers Are EmployeesIn a blow to Uber and Lyft, a judge in San Francisco ruled Monday that the ride-hailing companies must start classifying their drivers as employees in the state.
State Labor Commissioner Files Wage-Theft Lawsuits Against Uber And LyftThe California Labor Commissioner on Wednesday announced two separate lawsuits against Uber and Lyft for committing wage theft by incorrectly classifying employees as independent contractors.
California Lyft Drivers Accuse Company Of Not Providing Enough Protective GearA group of California Lyft drivers is accusing the company of forcing them to buy their own personal protective equipment to avoid catching Covid-19 at work.
California Attorney General, SF City Attorney Seek Court Order On Lyft, Uber Driver Classification
Lyft Settles Federal Lawsuit Over Drivers Refusing Rides To People With Wheelchairs, WalkersLyft Inc. has agreed to settle allegations that it violated federal law when some of its drivers refused to give rides to people using folding walkers or collapsible wheelchairs in the Los Angeles area, the U.S. attorney’s office announced Monday.
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.