Rideshare drivers and delivery people are still going to have to beg voters to let them work.
In November, California voters will decide on Proposition 22, a measure would carve out a contracting exemption for independent drivers.
Lawmakers and courts are trying to force them to put drivers on their payrolls. They're threatening to take a freeway out of the state entirely.
A.B. 5 has caused chaos in the Golden State.
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Assembly Bill 5 forces many companies to reclassify contractors as employees.
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GoGo Grandparent gives people without smartphones a way to use rideshare services. Regulators think that's a problem.
The bill would upend the gig economy.
The state is set to pass a sweeping bill that would reclassify drivers as employees.
"A gig is a job and a worker is a worker," Mayor Pete said.
A memo says the drivers are contractors, not employees.
New court documents suggest that the city's rideshare regulations have backfired in a big way
What happens when prices are increased by fiat? They go up, usually, and in this case they may increase traffic congestion, too.
The days of a free market in ride sharing are over in America's largest city.
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Making the Big Apple less mobile.
Hospital describes her services as "invaluable."
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A new trial from the ridesharing app could change the way mass transit works.
By declining to take up the case Illinois Transportation Trade Association v. Chicago, the Supreme Court allows customers of Uber, Lyft, and similar e-hailing services to breathe easier.
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Ride-sharing services weren't defendants in lawsuit brought by taxi driver union, but got slapped with a cease-and-desist order anyway.
The goal of the changes is to give drivers more control.
Ride-sharing companies simply don't control drivers like bosses control workers.