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Uber, Lyft Lose Appeal, Must Classify Drivers As Employees In California

1 month ago   |   By The Huffington Post

A California ballot measure could exempt Uber, Lyft and others from the law, allowing them to keep drivers as contractors without benefits.
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Dianne Feinstein to step down as top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary panel

Dianne Feinstein to step down as top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary panel

Sen. Dianne Feinstein plans to step down as the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee in the next Congress, according to three people familiar with the matter. The... Read more ...

Biden Pick's Unusual Hobby: 'He's a Rocker'

Biden Pick's Unusual Hobby: 'He's a Rocker'

Joe Biden is fleshing out his White House. Word leaked Sunday night that he plans to nominate Antony Blinken as his secretary of state, while other big picks were unveiled on... Read more ...

Avril Haines Nominated As First Female Director Of National Intelligence

Avril Haines Nominated As First Female Director Of National Intelligence

President-elect Joe Biden's appointee was previously the deputy director of the CIA and the White House deputy national security advisor. Read more ...

Trump Administration Finally Clears Way For Biden Transition To Begin

Trump Administration Finally Clears Way For Biden Transition To Begin

"I have always strived to do what is right,” GSA administrator Emily Murphy said in a letter to the president-elect on Monday. Read more ...

San Francisco DA Charges Officer With Homicide In Historic First

San Francisco DA Charges Officer With Homicide In Historic First

Progressive district attorney Chesa Boudin charged a former police officer over the 2017 shooting of an unarmed Black man, Keita O'Neil. Read more ...

Biden To Choose Antony Blinken For Secretary Of State

Biden To Choose Antony Blinken For Secretary Of State

The president-elect is expected to announce the nomination of Blinken, who served as deputy secretary of state and deputy national security adviser under President Obama, early... Read more ...

Biden will nominate Antony Blinken as secretary of State

Biden will nominate Antony Blinken as secretary of State

President-elect Joe Biden plans to nominate longtime adviser and veteran foreign policy hand Antony Blinken to serve as his secretary of State, while picking another confidant... Read more ...

CEOs Urge Trump To Concede: 'Not A Moment To Waste' In Fighting COVID-19

CEOs Urge Trump To Concede: 'Not A Moment To Waste' In Fighting COVID-19

More than 150 business leaders released a letter calling on Trump to start the transition process given the urgent need to tackle the fallout from the pandemic. Read more ...

Biden Announces More Cabinet Picks, Including First Latino Homeland Security...

Biden Announces More Cabinet Picks, Including First Latino Homeland Security Chief

The president-elect also nominated Avril Haines to serve as the director of national intelligence. She would be the first woman to do so if confirmed. Read more ...

Biden announces national security team filled with veterans of Obama...

Biden announces national security team filled with veterans of Obama administration

President-elect Joe Biden on Monday formally announced Cabinet nominations for his national security team. Biden's selections include Alejandro Mayorkas, who will become the... Read more ...