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Uber, Lyft drivers are employees, not independent contractors, California judge rules

1 month ago   |   By Chicago Tribune

A judge on Monday ordered ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft to treat their California drivers as employees instead of independent contractors, a shift that would guarantee benefits like overtime, sick leave and expense reimbursement.
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Uber and Lyft shares sink after judge says drivers are employees

Uber and Lyft shares sink after judge says drivers are employees

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

Shares of Uber and Lyft were down Tuesday morning following a California judge's order that the ride-hailing giants should classify their drivers as employees instead of as independent contractors. The ruling was a major blow for the tech giants in their largest market. Uber and Lyft have been accused of violating California's Assembly Bill 5,...
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Uber & Lyft Ordered To Treat Drivers As Employees, Are Any Contractors Independent Now?

1 month ago   |   By Forbes

A court ordered Uber and Lyft to treat drivers as employees under California AB5. The companies are appealing, but vast numbers of businesses and workers in California and beyond are watching how the long-brewing dispute will be resolved. Taxes, benefits and restitution are at stake.
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Trump Administration Announces Nearly $13 Billion In Aid For Puerto Rico

Trump Administration Announces Nearly $13 Billion In Aid For Puerto Rico

The White House said on Friday that FEMA will award two grants to help rebuild Puerto Rico's electrical grid system and education infrastructure, after 2017's Hurricane Maria. Read more ...

Tropical Storm Beta forms in the Gulf of Mexico

Tropical Storm Beta forms in the Gulf of Mexico

A tropical storm has formed that could be headed for Texas. Read more ...

LIVE: President Trump holds press conference at the White House

LIVE: President Trump holds press conference at the White House

President Donald Trump is holding a press conference at the White House Read more ...

Push is underway to test COVID-19 vaccines in diverse groups

Push is underway to test COVID-19 vaccines in diverse groups

Many thousands of volunteers from minority groups are needed for huge clinical trials underway or about to begin. Read more ...

Pet scams on the rise as adoptions skyrocket amid pandemic

Pet scams on the rise as adoptions skyrocket amid pandemic

Don't fall for this pet scam! The Better Business Bureau says it has seen a dramatic increase in false pet advertising since the start of the pandemic. Read more ...

Firefighter dies battling wildfire sparked by gender reveal

Firefighter dies battling wildfire sparked by gender reveal

A firefighter has died battling a wildfire in California that officials say was sparked by a device used to reveal a baby's gender. Read more ...

'I was not locked up at all': Labor Department mistakenly says man was...

'I was not locked up at all': Labor Department mistakenly says man was jailed, must repay $6 in benefits

A man from Omaha, Nebraska said he has to repay $6-worth of unemployment benefits, but that's hardly the cause of his concern. Read more ...

CDC drops controversial testing advice that caused backlash

CDC drops controversial testing advice that caused backlash

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention essentially returned to its previous testing guidance. Read more ...

Tiger Woods misses another US Open cut at Winged Foot

Tiger Woods misses another US Open cut at Winged Foot

Tiger Woods is leaving Winged Foot early once again. The hunt for his 16th major championship, and fourth U.S. Open title, ended Friday after Woods shot a 7-over-par 77 in the... Read more ...

CDC reverses course, says people without symptoms should be tested

CDC reverses course, says people without symptoms should be tested

NEW YORK - U.S. health officials on Friday dropped a controversial piece of coronavirus guidance and said anyone who has been in close contact with an infected person should... Read more ...