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Lyft, Uber Continue Operating In California After Court Delays Order Forcing Them To Reclassify Drivers

Uber and Lyft will continue operating in California after a court issued a stay on an order forcing the ride sharing apps to reclassify their independent workers as full-time employees, The Washington Post reported Thursday. Both companies had threatened to suspend services in California after a court gave them 10 days from Aug. 10 to make drivers employees, The Post ...

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New York Labor Groups Eye California’s Bill That Would Recognize Uber, Lyft Drivers As Employees

Some New York labor groups have expressed interest in changing New York gig-worker laws to resemble California’s AB5 bill. AB5, which passed California’s state Senate last week and is expected to be signed into law soon, would recognize some rideshare drivers as employees rather than independent contractors. New York Independent Drivers Guild Executive Director Brendan Sexton said he does not ...

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Uber, Lyft Prepared To Spend $90 Million Against Bill That Would Turn Drivers into Employees

Silicon Valley giants Uber, Lyft and DoorDash are willing to spend $90 million to lobby against a California bill that would recognize drivers as employees rather than independent contractors. Some companies recognize employees as gig workers to avoid paying payroll taxes, above-minimum wages, overtime and complying with other wage and benefit requirements. Several 2020 Democratic candidates including Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth ...

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Utah College Student Vanishes After Taking Lyft Home From Airport

A University of Utah student vanished after she took a June 17 Lyft ride home from the airport. 23-year-old Mackenzie Lueck landed at Salt Lake City International Airport on June 17, according to a press release from the Salt Lake City Police. The college student texted her parents around 1 a.m. to let them know she had landed before she ...

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Finally a commercial I love – Lyft feat. Stranger Things

Lyft and Stranger things ad

Commercials are annoying. I stream because I hate them. I pay for YouTube Red to avoid them. Except for a minute few, they all suck. And here’s one of those very few. The promo doesn’t do much to sell Lyft, it’s sponsor, but it is exactly how to create more buzz for “Stranger Things” – one of my favorite Netflix ...

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