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.
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.
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.