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.
Rideshare Drivers Protest At Uber Headquarters, Demand Better Working ConditionsUber and Lyft drivers chanted and cheered outside the Uber headquarters building in San Francisco on Friday as they delivered a letter demanding negotiations for better working conditions.
Minimum Wage Hikes, New Laws Taking Effect In Several Bay Area CitiesThe first day of July ushered in numerous new laws and statutes take effect in several Bay Area cities, including higher minimum wages and higher sales tax rates.
Google To Require Benefits, Minimum Wage For ContractorsGoogle said Tuesday it will require staffing companies it works with to pay workers at least $15 an hour and give them health benefits.
Minimum Wage Increase To $15/Hour Won't Solve Bay Area's Affordable Housing CrisisOn New Year’s Day the minimum wage increased to $15 per hour or more for nearly a dozen Bay Area cities, but experts say it still won’t help lower-paid workers get out of the housing crisis.
Amazon Announces $15 Minimum Wage For All US EmployeesAmazon is raising its minimum wage to $15 an hour for all US employees.
San Francisco's Minimum Hourly Wage Bumps To $15 On July 1San Francisco is the first major city in California to hit the magic $15 mark, but it won't be the last.
Tahoe's Azure Splendor Leaves Low-Wage Workers BlueThe Lake Tahoe you see in the vacation ads is pristine Alpine grandeur but, for thousands of low-wage workers, that Tahoe is mostly a mirage.
How A Minimum Wage Hike Could Actually Benefit Your Small BusinessA higher minimum wage for small business employees will boost spending and the economy, and that is good for all businesses.
Preparing Your Small Business For Minimum Wage IncreasesMinimum wage increases sound like good news for employees, however, it can be trouble for your small business, unless you're prepared.
Minimum Wage Increased In Several Bay Area CitiesThe minimum wage in the City of San Jose increased to $13.50 an hour Monday, part of a regional effort to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2019.
Marchers Around Bay Area Show Support for $15 Minimum Hourly WageAs union members marched in Oakland, San Jose and other Bay Area locations Monday for a $15 national minimum hourly wage, Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, added her voice to the chorus.
Harvard Study Suggests High Bay Area Minimum Wage Boosts Chance Restaurants Will FailThe Bay Area was selected for the study because 15 of the 41 cities and counties that have changed their minimum wage since 2012 are here.