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California ridesharing services must use zero-emissions vehicles starting in 2023

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has announced that in accordance with the implementation of SB 1014 of 2018, a regulation has been adopted that…

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Uber teams with Walgreens to help riders get COVID-19 vaccine

Ride-sharing company Uber has teamed up with Walgreens to help customers get appointments for a COVID-19 vaccine at the same time they schedule a ride…

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UK Supreme Court says Uber drivers are not independent contractors

Enlarge (credit: Peter Summers/Getty Images) The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom has ruled that Uber drivers are legally workers, not self-employed contractors as Uber…

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Two Uber passengers dead after suspected street racer ‘cut the car in two’

<p>Incident occurred on Saturday night during police pursuit</p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/uber-houston-street-race-dead-brian-tatum-b514977.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published…

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Uber and Lyft get last-minute California reprieve

OAKLAND, Calif. — A California appeals court has stayed an order that would have forced Uber and Lyft to reclassify their drivers, giving the companies…

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California judge orders Uber, Lyft to reclassify drivers as employees

Uber and Lyft must reclassify their California drivers as employees under a preliminary injunction granted Monday by a San Francisco judge. Why it matters: The…

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Uber, Lyft sued in California over alleged wage theft

A California agency is suing Uber and Lyft over alleged wage theft, saying the ride-sharing companies have misclassified drivers as independent contractors…. Source: https://thehill.com/policy/transportation/510841-uber-lyft-sued-in-california-over-alleged-wage-theft Droolin’…

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Uber plans to lay off another 3,000 employees

Less than two weeks after Uber shared plans to lay off 3,700 employees, the company announced that it will let another 3,000 workers go. In…

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Uber will lay off 3,700 full-time employees

Uber plans to lay off 3,700 full-time employees, it revealed in a filing with the Securities Exchange Commission today. That represents about 14 percent of…

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I'm an Uber driver who watched a young colleague die from coronavirus. Now I'm suing the government for failing to protect us

Regulatory guidance from the government for drivers like me has been confused and contradictory, at a time when we need clarity Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/coronavirus-deaths-uber-ayub-akthar-cab-drivers-key-workers-a9468146.html Droolin’ Dog…

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Uber Pool suspended in US and Canada to limit coronavirus spread

Uber Pool has been suspended in the US and Canada, according to Reuters. The ride-hailing giant has put its carpooling service on hold to help…

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Uber rolls out text-to-911 feature across the US

As part of its ongoing efforts to keep drivers and passengers safe, Uber is introducing a new, in-app text-to-911 feature in the US. It could…

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Uber’s Sensible Solution for Drivers Concerned About Coronavirus: Just Don’t Work, Duh

As the coronavirus outbreak rages on, an increasing number of tech giants have begun adopting additional safety measures to minimize their employees’ exposure, such as…

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NYC-only affordable alternative to Uber and Lyft arrives today

Starting today, New Yorkers have access to a new option when it comes to ride-hailing apps, one that claims it’s “built for New Yorkers by…

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Uber rolls out changes to California ride-hailing in wake of new law

Uber is rolling out a number of changes to its ride-hailing service in California due to a new state law with stricter requirements to classify…

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Judge strikes down NYC law limiting Uber and Lyft driver cruising time

Uber and Lyft have won a major legal battle in one of their most important US markets. On Monday, a state judge ruled that a…

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Uber is getting kicked out of Colombia

After operating in Colombia in a legal gray area for years, Uber has been ordered to halt its app business there. A judge ruled Friday…

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The Struggle of Toronto Uber Drivers to Unionize Part of a Larger Movement

Uber considers their drivers to be independent contractors, but the struggle to have them recognized as employees is making progress. Pablo Vivanco reports from Toronto…

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