California Judge ruled that Uber and Lyft have to classify their drivers as employees
A California judge on Monday granted the state’s request for a preliminary injunction blocking Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc from classifying their drivers as independent contractors rather than employees.
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Uber, Lyft Won't Suspend Service In California After Court Gives Them More Time : NPR
An appeals court has given the ride-hailing companies more time to fight a judge's order that they reclassify their drivers as employees to comply with state law.
Judge Grants Uber And Lyft Temporary Stay In Driver Reclassification Case | TechCrunch
A California appeals court judge has granted Uber and Lyft’s emergency stay. This means the preliminary injunction that sought to force companies to reclassify their drivers as employees will not go into effect this Friday. The court is now reviewing Uber and Lyft’s appeal to overturn the tri…
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Uber And Lyft Lose Bid To Delay Worker Reclassification Order In California | TechCrunch
Uber and Lyft have lost their bid to delay a preliminary injunction that will force the two ride-hailing app companies to reclassify drivers as employees. A California superior court judge denied Thursday the companies request to delay the order from going into effect August 20. The decision sets t…
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Uber, Lyft Must Classify Drivers As Employees, CA Court Rules - Business Insider
Uber and Lyft are expected to appeal Monday's ruling, and have argued that reclassifying drivers as employees could wreak havoc on their businesses.
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Judge Rejects Prop. 22 Backers’ Attempt To Change Gig-work Ballot Language - SFChronicle.com
A judge on Tuesday rebuffed backers of Proposition 22 who claimed that California’s attorney general wrote a biased description of their measure, which seeks to keep some gig workers as independent contractors.
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Attorney General Becerra And City Attorneys Of Los Angeles, San Diego, And San Francisco To Seek Court Order To Immediately Halt Worker Misclassification By Uber And Lyft | State Of California - Department Of Justice - Office Of The Attorney General
Misclassification by Uber and Lyft robs workers of critical protections and results in tens of millions in tax avoidance each year
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Uber And Lyft Face Worker Misclassification Lawsuit From CA Attorney General And City Attorneys | TechCrunch
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, along with city attorneys from Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco, filed a lawsuit asserting Uber and Lyft gain an unfair and unlawful competitive advantage by misclassifying workers as independent contractors. The suit argues Uber and Lyft are depr…
California Assembly Bill 5 (2019) - Wikipedia
California Assembly Bill 5 or AB 5 is a state statute that expands a landmark Supreme Court of California case, Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court ("Dynamex").In that case, the court held that most workers are employees, ought to be classified as such, and the burden of proof for classifying individuals as independent contractors belongs to the hiring entity.