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A California appeals court unanimously upheld a ruling that Uber and Lyft must reclassify their drivers as employees under the state's gig work law

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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A California appeals court handed Uber and Lyft a major legal defeat on Thursday, ruling that a lower court was correct in granting an injunction forcing the companies to reclassify their drivers as employees under the state's gig worker law AB-5.
In their ruling, judges from California's first district Court of Appeal said they were "unpersuaded" by arguments from Uber and Lyft that the lower court erred in issuing the injunction.
The judges also invoked the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in their ruling, noting that her "cogent explanation" of the...
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Uber And Lyft Must Make Drivers Employees, California Court Rules

Uber And Lyft Must Make Drivers Employees, California Court Rules

1 month ago   |   By NPR

The ruling is a blow to Uber and Lyft, which have argued they are not subject to state labor law. But the court's order could still be upended by a ballot measure backed by the ride-hailing companies. (Image credit: Robyn Beck/AFP via Getty Images)
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Uber And Lyft Must Make Drivers Employees, California Court Rules

Uber And Lyft Must Make Drivers Employees, California Court Rules

1 month ago   |   By NPR

The ruling is a blow to Uber and Lyft, which have argued they are not subject to state labor law. But the court's order could still be upended by a ballot measure backed by the ride-hailing companies. (Image credit: Robyn Beck/AFP via Getty Images)
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We found the best Black Friday Apple deals live now on Thanksgiving: Save...

We found the best Black Friday Apple deals live now on Thanksgiving: Save big on Airpods, iPhones, iPads, and more in 2020

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Disney To Lay Off 32,000 Workers As Coronavirus Pandemic Hits Theme Parks

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The layoffs will be in the first half of 2021, the company said in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Read more ...

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Summary List Placement Black Friday 2020 is nearly here, and there are already a ton of tech deals live right now. In addition to all the great products on sale, select... Read more ...

US weekly jobless claims rise to 778,000, more than economist forecasts as...

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