Uber and Lyft create a shared database of drivers banned for assault

Uber and Lyft will work together to share information on US drivers and delivery people accused of physical and sexual assault to ensure those individuals are banned on both platforms,…

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Gig economy drivers in California sue to overturn Prop 22

Despite passing with a wide 58 to 42 percent margin in November, California’s Proposition 22, which sought to keep gig-economy workers in the state classified as independent…

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Appeals court backs ruling that Uber, Lyft should treat drivers as employees

Uber and Lyft lost in court in Thursday, as the First Appellate District court in San Francisco affirmed a preliminary injunction placed against the companies last month….

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Lyft is adding Venmo as a payment option

In the coming weeks, Lyft riders in the US will be able to pay for their trips with Venmo. That should make it easier for you to…

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Lyft is discounting rides to polling locations on election day

During the 2018 midterms and this year’s primaries, Lyft offered free and discounted rides to help people get to the polls. It’s expanding on those efforts yet…

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Uber and Lyft get a temporary reprieve from California shut-down order

Uber and Lyft can continue to operate in California thanks to a last-minute ruling that grants the companies a temporary stay while they appeal a previous court…

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Uber CEO says his company can’t hire all of its drivers in California

Whatever the outcome of its ongoing legal spat with the state of California, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi doesn’t believe his company can employ all the people who…

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Massachusetts sues Uber and Lyft for identifying drivers as contractors

Following similar efforts in California over how ride-hailing drivers are classified, Massachusetts is suing Uber and Lyft for treating their drivers as independent contractors. State Attorney General…

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