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

2 monthes 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

2 monthes 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?

2 monthes 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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