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Ride-hailing giants win ‘landmark' fight against labor law

24 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

OAKLAND, Calif. - App-based companies like Uber, Lyft and Doordash have dodged a potentially devastating blow to their industry by carving out an exemption from a California law that required them to classify their drivers as employees instead of contractors.
California voters passed Proposition 22 and delivered a stinging rebuke to state lawmakers and labor leaders who were fighting for better working conditions for a growing number of people who drive for ride-hailing and food delivery services.
California has one of the strictest laws in the country for determining when a company must...
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Ride-hailing, delivery giants win fight against labor law

24 days ago   |   By Star Tribune

A group of technology-empowered rebels, including Uber, Lyft and Doordash, have dodged a potentially devastating blow to their industry by carving out an exemption for themselves from a California law that required them to classify their drivers as employees instead of contractors.
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