Rideshare companies benefit America but shouldn't cheat drivers and passengers. Calling workers contractors costs taxpayers billions a year: Our view        

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  • California, Uber and Lyft can find a way to compromise on drivers' benefits
    Directly in the crosshairs are the San Francisco-based ride-sharing giants Uber and Lyft, whose business models rely on millions of drivers working as independent contractors. That designation frees ...
    09/16/2019 - 11:15 am | View Link
  • Uber and Lyft May Find Middle Ground in California
    (Bloomberg) -- Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc. edged higher before the bell as sellside analysts weighed the possibility of a compromise for a California bill aimed at getting drivers a guaran ...
    09/12/2019 - 1:32 am | View Link
  • Uber, Lyft vow to fight California bill extending labor protections to ‘gig’ workers
    Uber has argued that forcing its drivers to become ... both Uber and Lyft are publicly traded. Wedbush analyst Daniel Ives wrote in a note to investors that the firm expects gig economy companies to ...
    09/11/2019 - 2:27 pm | View Link
  • California law on rideshare drivers may hurt 'gig economy'
    Labor activists Wednesday were celebrating California's move to have drivers treated as employees by rideshare ... Newsom said however he was in talks with Lyft and Uber on a possible compromise, ...
    09/11/2019 - 9:49 am | View Link
  • Uber and Lyft Offer Drivers a $21 Minimum Wage. California Lawmakers Say It's Not Enough.
    California is on the verge of passing a bill that would reclassify all "gig economy" workers—those who drive for Uber or Lyft, for example—as employees rather than contractors. Ride-sharing companies ...
    09/6/2019 - 9:33 am | View Link
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