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California Wants Judge to Force Uber, Lyft to Hire Drivers

California Wants Judge to Force Uber, Lyft to Hire Drivers

California’s attorney general and a group of city attorneys on Wednesday escalated their lawsuit targeting the business model of ride-hailing giants Uber and L [...] Read full article: California Wants Judge to Force Uber, Ly...→

California Wants Judge to Force Uber, Lyft to Hire Drivers

California Wants Judge to Force Uber, Lyft to Hire Drivers

California’s attorney general and a group of city attorneys on Wednesday escalated their lawsuit targeting the business model of ride-hailing giants Uber and L [...] Read full article: California Wants Judge to Force Uber, Ly...→

California Attorney General, SF City Attorney Seek Court Order On Lyft, Uber Driver Classification

California Attorney General, SF City Attorney Seek Court Order On Lyft, Uber Driver Classification

SACRAMENTO (AP) — California’s attorney general and a group of city attorneys on Wednesday escalated their lawsuit targeting the business model of ride-hailing [...] Read full article: California Attorney General, SF City Att...→

Federal Judge Rules California Can't Require Cancer Warning on Roundup Weed Killer

Federal Judge Rules California Can't Require Cancer Warning on Roundup Weed Killer

California can’t require a cancer warning label on Roundup, the world’s most widely-used weed killer, U.S. District Judge William Shubb ruled on Monday. Read full article: Federal Judge Rules California Can't Req...→

Study: Uber and Lyft Charge More in Non-White Areas

Study: Uber and Lyft Charge More in Non-White Areas

According to a recent study analyzing the pricing algorithms of ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft, prices for rides to or from non-white areas are hi [...] Read full article: Study: Uber and Lyft Charge More in Non-...→

Judge Limits California Governor’s Emergency Rule-Making

Judge Limits California Governor’s Emergency Rule-Making

A California judge on Friday sided with Republican legislators who said Gov. Gavin Newsom overstepped his powers with dozens of emergency orders during the cor [...] Read full article: Judge Limits California Governor’s Emerg...→

Uber, Lyft drivers are company employees says CPUC

Uber, Lyft drivers are company employees says CPUC

Drivers for Uber and Lyft have scored a victory in their efforts to be considered regular employees of the companies they drive for following a ruling by the C [...] Read full article: Uber, Lyft drivers are company employees...→

Air Force sergeant accused of killing California deputy had explosives training, report says

Air Force sergeant accused of killing California deputy had explosives training, report says

The Air Force sergeant accused of killing a California deputy and wounding two other officers in an ambush attack over the weekend reportedly was taught “explo [...] Read full article: Air Force sergeant accused of killing Ca...→

Letter: Cut Uber, Lyft impacts by requiring electric vehicles

Letter: Cut Uber, Lyft impacts by requiring electric vehicles

The Union of Concerned Scientists issued a study on carbon emissions of ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft. Read full article: Letter: Cut Uber, Lyft impacts by requir...→

NY Is Helping Uber And Lyft

NY Is Helping Uber And Lyft "Cheat The System" And Deny Drivers Employment Status, Lawsuit Claims

"It is just unconscionable that basically the Department of Labor is continuing to violate its own legal finding all to suit the needs of these corporations." Read full article: NY Is Helping Uber And Lyft "Cheat The S...→

Uber-Lyft-Door Dash Challenge to California's AB 5 Makes November Ballot - Times of San Diego

The ballot initiative that challenges statewide attempts to curb the gig economy qualified for the Nov. 3 general election Friday. Read full article: Uber-Lyft-Door Dash Challenge to Califor...→

Uber Riders, Drivers Required To Wear Masks

Uber Riders, Drivers Required To Wear Masks

Driver need to take selfies in the app to verify that they are wearing masks or face coverings before picking up passengers. Read full article: Uber Riders, Drivers Required To Wear Ma...→

Uber Requiring All Drivers, Riders To Wear Mask, Face Covering Beginning Monday

Uber Requiring All Drivers, Riders To Wear Mask, Face Covering Beginning Monday

Before a driver or Uber Eats delivery driver can begin their shift, they will have to confirm via a checklist in the app that they’re wearing a mask or face co [...] Read full article: Uber Requiring All Drivers, Riders To We...→

California Schools Chief Announces Review, Task Force To Analyze Policing In Schools

California Schools Chief Announces Review, Task Force To Analyze Policing In Schools

California State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond outlined Wednesday the state’s plans to analyze data on policing in schools. Read full article: California Schools Chief Announces Revie...→

Uber, Lyft tighten belts, revamp business models

The coronavirus pandemic sent demand for ride sharing apps into a steep downward spiral while forcing industry giants Uber and Lyft to re-evaluate their busine [...] Read full article: Uber, Lyft tighten belts, revamp busines...→

Judge: California can’t require cancer label for weed killer

California can’t require a cancer warning label on Roundup, the world’s most widely used weed-killer, a federal judge ruled Monday. Read full article: Judge: California can’t require cancer l...→

Caltrans to Drivers: Stop Trashing California

Caltrans to Drivers: Stop Trashing California

In honor of Statewide Litter Day, Caltrans is asking drivers to put their trash where it belongs, not on the side of the road. Read full article: Caltrans to Drivers: Stop Trashing Calif...→

Judge Limits California Gov. Gavin Newsom's Emergency Rule-Making During Pandemic

Judge Limits California Gov. Gavin Newsom's Emergency Rule-Making During Pandemic

A California judge on Friday sided with Republican legislators who said Gov. Gavin Newsom overstepped his powers with dozens of emergency orders during the cor [...] Read full article: Judge Limits California Gov. Gavin Newso...→

Uber and Lyft drivers are employees, California regulatory agency finds

Uber and Lyft drivers are employees, California regulatory agency finds

For years, both Lyft and Uber have said that if they are forced to reclassify gig workers as employees that such a change would have an adverse effect on their [...] Read full article: Uber and Lyft drivers are employees, Cal...→

Air Force sergeant ID’d as suspect in 'ambush' killing of California deputy

Air Force sergeant ID’d as suspect in 'ambush' killing of California deputy

A suspect facing first-degree murder charges in Saturday’s shooting death of a California sheriff’s deputy is an active-duty sergeant in the U.S. Air Force, au [...] Read full article: Air Force sergeant ID’d as suspect in 'a...→

California Gov. Newsom Wants to Set Use-of-Force Standard

California Gov. Newsom Wants to Set Use-of-Force Standard

California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom wants a statewide standard of police use of force as his state is dealing with protests in response to the death of Geo [...] Read full article: California Gov. Newsom Wants to Set Use-...→

Judge says he can’t force Health Department to give nurses protective gear

Judge says he can’t force Health Department to give nurses protective gear

A New York judge has ruled in a nurses union lawsuit that he can’t force the state Department of Health to provide personal protective equipment to nurses or m [...] Read full article: Judge says he can’t force Health Departm...→

App-Based Drivers Initiative Qualifies for the November Ballot in California

App-Based Drivers Initiative Qualifies for the November Ballot in California

An initiative that would overturn provisions of AB 5 applying to app-based transportation and delivery drivers has qualified for the November ballot. What supp [...] Read full article: App-Based Drivers Initiative Qualifies f...→

California DMV Extends Expiring Drivers Licenses Through July

California DMV Extends Expiring Drivers Licenses Through July

To allow residents to avoid visiting a DMV office during the COVID-19 pandemic, the extensions will automatically be extended to eligible drivers. Read full article: California DMV Extends Expiring Drivers ...→

US Virus Updates: Judge Approves Mail-in Voting in Texas; Justice Dept. Warns California on Church Restrictions

US Virus Updates: Judge Approves Mail-in Voting in Texas; Justice Dept. Warns California on Church Restrictions

As large parts of the U.S. ease their lockdowns against the coronavirus, public health officials in some states are being accused of bungling infection statist [...] Read full article: US Virus Updates: Judge Approves Mail-in...→

Security Company Set to Hire 1,200 New California Workers

Security Company Set to Hire 1,200 New California Workers

Securitas is aiming to hire 1,200 new security officers in California — part of a push to bring on 10,000 more employees nationwide — through a virtual career [...] Read full article: Security Company Set to Hire 1,200 New C...→

Uber begins requiring face masks for drivers & riders on Monday

Uber begins requiring face masks for drivers & riders on Monday

Uber rides are about to change. Starting Monday, both drivers and passengers are required to wear face coverings during rides. Read full article: Uber begins requiring face masks for dri...→

Uber adopts COVID-19 prevention policy for riders, drivers

Uber adopts COVID-19 prevention policy for riders, drivers

Uber is requiring drivers and riders to wear face masks and take other precautionary measures aimed at mitigating the spread of COVID-19. The changes take effe [...] Read full article: Uber adopts COVID-19 prevention policy f...→

As California Seeks Injunction on Gig Workers, Uber Says 158,000 Will Lose Jobs - Times of San Diego

As California Seeks Injunction on Gig Workers, Uber Says 158,000 Will Lose Jobs - Times of San Diego

California plans to ask a judge to force Uber and Lyft to classify their drivers as employees, ratcheting up the tension over the new gig worker law. Read full article: As California Seeks Injunction on Gig Wo...→

California can't force cancer warning labels for Roundup, federal judge rules

California can't force cancer warning labels for Roundup, federal judge rules

Federal judge said "great weight of evidence" is that main ingredient in world's most widely used weed killer isn't cancer causer. Read full article: California can't force cancer warning la...→

Lyft Settles Federal Lawsuit Over Drivers Refusing Rides To People With Wheelchairs, Walkers

Lyft Settles Federal Lawsuit Over Drivers Refusing Rides To People With Wheelchairs, Walkers

Lyft Inc. has agreed to settle allegations that it violated federal law when some of its drivers refused to give rides to people using folding walkers or colla [...] Read full article: Lyft Settles Federal Lawsuit Over Driver...→

Judge drops trafficking charge against Northern California man facing rape charges after attorney alleges racism

Judge drops trafficking charge against Northern California man facing rape charges after attorney alleges racism

A judge decided there was enough evidence to hold a Eureka man for trial on four charges related to sexual assault, but dropped the charge related to trafficki [...] Read full article: Judge drops trafficking charge against N...→

Defense attorneys want judge off rape case against California surgeon, girlfriend

Defense attorneys want judge off rape case against California surgeon, girlfriend

Defense attorneys minutes before Fridays hearing began apparently filed a motion requesting that the judge disqualify himself from the case over the appearance [...] Read full article: Defense attorneys want judge off rape ca...→

Judge Nap says Congress can use 'its checkbook' to force changes to local police

Judge Nap says Congress can use 'its checkbook' to force changes to local police

Judge Andrew Napolitano told "Your World" Wednesday that while the federal government has limited power over local police departments, it can use its appropria [...] Read full article: Judge Nap says Congress can use 'its che...→

Judge denies DA’s request to dismiss rape case against California surgeon, girlfriend

Judge denies DA’s request to dismiss rape case against California surgeon, girlfriend

The ruling by Orange County Superior Court Judge Gregory Jones marks the latest surprise turn in a high-profile criminal case against Dr. Grant Robicheaux and [...] Read full article: Judge denies DA’s request to dismiss rap...→

Uber and Lyft drivers are suing New York state over unemployment benefits

Uber and Lyft drivers are suing New York state over unemployment benefits

(CNN) — A federal lawsuit alleges that New York State has refused to pay or has delayed the payment of unemployment benefits to drivers for... Read full article: Uber and Lyft drivers are suing New York...→

California to Decide if Labor Law Applies to App Drivers

California to Decide if Labor Law Applies to App Drivers

A ballot initiative backed by business giants Uber, Lyft and DoorDash is now set to go before California voters in November, a multimillion-dollar shot aimed a [...] Read full article: California to Decide if Labor Law Applie...→

A path to capturing the eyes of Lyft, Uber drivers

Both Uber and Lyft partner with a pair of online service marketplaces that allow ride-hail drivers to comparison shop repair facilities and, as part of more fa [...] Read full article: A path to capturing the eyes of Lyft, Ub...→

Michael Flynn asks D.C. Circuit to force judge to drop case against him

Michael Flynn asks D.C. Circuit to force judge to drop case against him

May 19, 2020 / 9:42 PM / CBS News... Flynn's emergency request includes a plea to the court of appeals to block input from third parties and to reassign his ca [...] Read full article: Michael Flynn asks D.C. Circuit to force...→

Uber Now Requiring Masks For All Passengers, Drivers; Company Lays Off 3,000 Employees

Uber Now Requiring Masks For All Passengers, Drivers; Company Lays Off 3,000 Employees

Drivers must take a selfie prior to starting their shifts to verify that they are in fact wearing a mask. Read full article: Uber Now Requiring Masks For All Passeng...→

California Attorney General, SF City Attorney Seek Court Order On Lyft, Uber Driver Classification

California Attorney General, SF City Attorney Seek Court Order On Lyft, Uber Driver Classification

SACRAMENTO (AP) — California’s attorney general and a group of city attorneys on Wednesday escalated their lawsuit targeting the business model of ride-hailing [...] Read full article: California Attorney General, SF City Att...→

As California Seeks Injunction on Gig Workers, Uber Says 158,000 Will Lose Jobs - Times of San Diego

As California Seeks Injunction on Gig Workers, Uber Says 158,000 Will Lose Jobs - Times of San Diego

California plans to ask a judge to force Uber and Lyft to classify their drivers as employees, ratcheting up the tension over the new gig worker law. Read full article: As California Seeks Injunction on Gig Wo...→

Uber, Lyft tighten belts, revamp business models

The coronavirus pandemic sent demand for ride sharing apps into a steep downward spiral while forcing industry giants Uber and Lyft to re-evaluate their busine [...] Read full article: Uber, Lyft tighten belts, revamp busines...→

Federal Judge Rules California Can't Require Cancer Warning on Roundup Weed Killer

Federal Judge Rules California Can't Require Cancer Warning on Roundup Weed Killer

California can’t require a cancer warning label on Roundup, the world’s most widely-used weed killer, U.S. District Judge William Shubb ruled on Monday. Read full article: Federal Judge Rules California Can't Req...→

Lyft Settles Federal Lawsuit Over Drivers Refusing Rides To People With Wheelchairs, Walkers

Lyft Settles Federal Lawsuit Over Drivers Refusing Rides To People With Wheelchairs, Walkers

Lyft Inc. has agreed to settle allegations that it violated federal law when some of its drivers refused to give rides to people using folding walkers or colla [...] Read full article: Lyft Settles Federal Lawsuit Over Driver...→

Caltrans to Drivers: Stop Trashing California

Caltrans to Drivers: Stop Trashing California

In honor of Statewide Litter Day, Caltrans is asking drivers to put their trash where it belongs, not on the side of the road. Read full article: Caltrans to Drivers: Stop Trashing Calif...→

Judge Limits California Governor’s Emergency Rule-Making

Judge Limits California Governor’s Emergency Rule-Making

A California judge on Friday sided with Republican legislators who said Gov. Gavin Newsom overstepped his powers with dozens of emergency orders during the cor [...] Read full article: Judge Limits California Governor’s Emerg...→

Defense attorneys want judge off rape case against California surgeon, girlfriend

Defense attorneys want judge off rape case against California surgeon, girlfriend

Defense attorneys minutes before Fridays hearing began apparently filed a motion requesting that the judge disqualify himself from the case over the appearance [...] Read full article: Defense attorneys want judge off rape ca...→

Uber and Lyft drivers are employees, California regulatory agency finds

Uber and Lyft drivers are employees, California regulatory agency finds

For years, both Lyft and Uber have said that if they are forced to reclassify gig workers as employees that such a change would have an adverse effect on their [...] Read full article: Uber and Lyft drivers are employees, Cal...→

Air Force sergeant accused of killing California deputy had explosives training, report says

Air Force sergeant accused of killing California deputy had explosives training, report says

The Air Force sergeant accused of killing a California deputy and wounding two other officers in an ambush attack over the weekend reportedly was taught “explo [...] Read full article: Air Force sergeant accused of killing Ca...→

California Gov. Newsom Wants to Set Use-of-Force Standard

California Gov. Newsom Wants to Set Use-of-Force Standard

California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom wants a statewide standard of police use of force as his state is dealing with protests in response to the death of Geo [...] Read full article: California Gov. Newsom Wants to Set Use-...→

Letter: Cut Uber, Lyft impacts by requiring electric vehicles

Letter: Cut Uber, Lyft impacts by requiring electric vehicles

The Union of Concerned Scientists issued a study on carbon emissions of ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft. Read full article: Letter: Cut Uber, Lyft impacts by requir...→

Uber and Lyft drivers are suing New York state over unemployment benefits

Uber and Lyft drivers are suing New York state over unemployment benefits

(CNN) — A federal lawsuit alleges that New York State has refused to pay or has delayed the payment of unemployment benefits to drivers for... Read full article: Uber and Lyft drivers are suing New York...→

App-Based Drivers Initiative Qualifies for the November Ballot in California

App-Based Drivers Initiative Qualifies for the November Ballot in California

An initiative that would overturn provisions of AB 5 applying to app-based transportation and delivery drivers has qualified for the November ballot. What supp [...] Read full article: App-Based Drivers Initiative Qualifies f...→

Uber-Lyft-Door Dash Challenge to California's AB 5 Makes November Ballot - Times of San Diego

The ballot initiative that challenges statewide attempts to curb the gig economy qualified for the Nov. 3 general election Friday. Read full article: Uber-Lyft-Door Dash Challenge to Califor...→

A path to capturing the eyes of Lyft, Uber drivers

Both Uber and Lyft partner with a pair of online service marketplaces that allow ride-hail drivers to comparison shop repair facilities and, as part of more fa [...] Read full article: A path to capturing the eyes of Lyft, Ub...→

US Virus Updates: Judge Approves Mail-in Voting in Texas; Justice Dept. Warns California on Church Restrictions

US Virus Updates: Judge Approves Mail-in Voting in Texas; Justice Dept. Warns California on Church Restrictions

As large parts of the U.S. ease their lockdowns against the coronavirus, public health officials in some states are being accused of bungling infection statist [...] Read full article: US Virus Updates: Judge Approves Mail-in...→

Uber Now Requiring Masks For All Passengers, Drivers; Company Lays Off 3,000 Employees

Uber Now Requiring Masks For All Passengers, Drivers; Company Lays Off 3,000 Employees

Drivers must take a selfie prior to starting their shifts to verify that they are in fact wearing a mask. Read full article: Uber Now Requiring Masks For All Passeng...→

Uber begins requiring face masks for drivers & riders on Monday

Uber begins requiring face masks for drivers & riders on Monday

Uber rides are about to change. Starting Monday, both drivers and passengers are required to wear face coverings during rides. Read full article: Uber begins requiring face masks for dri...→

Uber Requiring All Drivers, Riders To Wear Mask, Face Covering Beginning Monday

Uber Requiring All Drivers, Riders To Wear Mask, Face Covering Beginning Monday

Before a driver or Uber Eats delivery driver can begin their shift, they will have to confirm via a checklist in the app that they’re wearing a mask or face co [...] Read full article: Uber Requiring All Drivers, Riders To We...→

California Schools Chief Announces Review, Task Force To Analyze Policing In Schools

California Schools Chief Announces Review, Task Force To Analyze Policing In Schools

California State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond outlined Wednesday the state’s plans to analyze data on policing in schools. Read full article: California Schools Chief Announces Revie...→

California can't force cancer warning labels for Roundup, federal judge rules

California can't force cancer warning labels for Roundup, federal judge rules

Federal judge said "great weight of evidence" is that main ingredient in world's most widely used weed killer isn't cancer causer. Read full article: California can't force cancer warning la...→

Judge: California can’t require cancer label for weed killer

California can’t require a cancer warning label on Roundup, the world’s most widely used weed-killer, a federal judge ruled Monday. Read full article: Judge: California can’t require cancer l...→

Study: Uber and Lyft Charge More in Non-White Areas

Study: Uber and Lyft Charge More in Non-White Areas

According to a recent study analyzing the pricing algorithms of ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft, prices for rides to or from non-white areas are hi [...] Read full article: Study: Uber and Lyft Charge More in Non-...→

Judge drops trafficking charge against Northern California man facing rape charges after attorney alleges racism

Judge drops trafficking charge against Northern California man facing rape charges after attorney alleges racism

A judge decided there was enough evidence to hold a Eureka man for trial on four charges related to sexual assault, but dropped the charge related to trafficki [...] Read full article: Judge drops trafficking charge against N...→

Judge Limits California Gov. Gavin Newsom's Emergency Rule-Making During Pandemic

Judge Limits California Gov. Gavin Newsom's Emergency Rule-Making During Pandemic

A California judge on Friday sided with Republican legislators who said Gov. Gavin Newsom overstepped his powers with dozens of emergency orders during the cor [...] Read full article: Judge Limits California Gov. Gavin Newso...→

Uber, Lyft drivers are company employees says CPUC

Uber, Lyft drivers are company employees says CPUC

Drivers for Uber and Lyft have scored a victory in their efforts to be considered regular employees of the companies they drive for following a ruling by the C [...] Read full article: Uber, Lyft drivers are company employees...→

Judge Nap says Congress can use 'its checkbook' to force changes to local police

Judge Nap says Congress can use 'its checkbook' to force changes to local police

Judge Andrew Napolitano told "Your World" Wednesday that while the federal government has limited power over local police departments, it can use its appropria [...] Read full article: Judge Nap says Congress can use 'its che...→

Air Force sergeant ID’d as suspect in 'ambush' killing of California deputy

Air Force sergeant ID’d as suspect in 'ambush' killing of California deputy

A suspect facing first-degree murder charges in Saturday’s shooting death of a California sheriff’s deputy is an active-duty sergeant in the U.S. Air Force, au [...] Read full article: Air Force sergeant ID’d as suspect in 'a...→

Judge denies DA’s request to dismiss rape case against California surgeon, girlfriend

Judge denies DA’s request to dismiss rape case against California surgeon, girlfriend

The ruling by Orange County Superior Court Judge Gregory Jones marks the latest surprise turn in a high-profile criminal case against Dr. Grant Robicheaux and [...] Read full article: Judge denies DA’s request to dismiss rap...→

Judge says he can’t force Health Department to give nurses protective gear

Judge says he can’t force Health Department to give nurses protective gear

A New York judge has ruled in a nurses union lawsuit that he can’t force the state Department of Health to provide personal protective equipment to nurses or m [...] Read full article: Judge says he can’t force Health Departm...→

NY Is Helping Uber And Lyft

NY Is Helping Uber And Lyft "Cheat The System" And Deny Drivers Employment Status, Lawsuit Claims

"It is just unconscionable that basically the Department of Labor is continuing to violate its own legal finding all to suit the needs of these corporations." Read full article: NY Is Helping Uber And Lyft "Cheat The S...→

California to Decide if Labor Law Applies to App Drivers

California to Decide if Labor Law Applies to App Drivers

A ballot initiative backed by business giants Uber, Lyft and DoorDash is now set to go before California voters in November, a multimillion-dollar shot aimed a [...] Read full article: California to Decide if Labor Law Applie...→

California DMV Extends Expiring Drivers Licenses Through July

California DMV Extends Expiring Drivers Licenses Through July

To allow residents to avoid visiting a DMV office during the COVID-19 pandemic, the extensions will automatically be extended to eligible drivers. Read full article: California DMV Extends Expiring Drivers ...→

Michael Flynn asks D.C. Circuit to force judge to drop case against him

Michael Flynn asks D.C. Circuit to force judge to drop case against him

May 19, 2020 / 9:42 PM / CBS News... Flynn's emergency request includes a plea to the court of appeals to block input from third parties and to reassign his ca [...] Read full article: Michael Flynn asks D.C. Circuit to force...→

Security Company Set to Hire 1,200 New California Workers

Security Company Set to Hire 1,200 New California Workers

Securitas is aiming to hire 1,200 new security officers in California — part of a push to bring on 10,000 more employees nationwide — through a virtual career [...] Read full article: Security Company Set to Hire 1,200 New C...→

Uber Riders, Drivers Required To Wear Masks

Uber Riders, Drivers Required To Wear Masks

Driver need to take selfies in the app to verify that they are wearing masks or face coverings before picking up passengers. Read full article: Uber Riders, Drivers Required To Wear Ma...→

Uber adopts COVID-19 prevention policy for riders, drivers

Uber adopts COVID-19 prevention policy for riders, drivers

Uber is requiring drivers and riders to wear face masks and take other precautionary measures aimed at mitigating the spread of COVID-19. The changes take effe [...] Read full article: Uber adopts COVID-19 prevention policy f...→

California Attorney General, SF City Attorney Seek Court Order On Lyft, Uber Driver Classification

California Attorney General, SF City Attorney Seek Court Order On Lyft, Uber Driver Classification

SACRAMENTO (AP) — California’s attorney general and a group of city attorneys on Wednesday escalated their lawsuit targeting the business model of ride-hailing [...] Read full article: California Attorney General, SF City Att...→

California Schools Chief Announces Review, Task Force To Analyze Policing In Schools

California Schools Chief Announces Review, Task Force To Analyze Policing In Schools

California State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond outlined Wednesday the state’s plans to analyze data on policing in schools. Read full article: California Schools Chief Announces Revie...→

As California Seeks Injunction on Gig Workers, Uber Says 158,000 Will Lose Jobs - Times of San Diego

As California Seeks Injunction on Gig Workers, Uber Says 158,000 Will Lose Jobs - Times of San Diego

California plans to ask a judge to force Uber and Lyft to classify their drivers as employees, ratcheting up the tension over the new gig worker law. Read full article: As California Seeks Injunction on Gig Wo...→

Uber, Lyft tighten belts, revamp business models

The coronavirus pandemic sent demand for ride sharing apps into a steep downward spiral while forcing industry giants Uber and Lyft to re-evaluate their busine [...] Read full article: Uber, Lyft tighten belts, revamp busines...→

California can't force cancer warning labels for Roundup, federal judge rules

California can't force cancer warning labels for Roundup, federal judge rules

Federal judge said "great weight of evidence" is that main ingredient in world's most widely used weed killer isn't cancer causer. Read full article: California can't force cancer warning la...→

Federal Judge Rules California Can't Require Cancer Warning on Roundup Weed Killer

Federal Judge Rules California Can't Require Cancer Warning on Roundup Weed Killer

California can’t require a cancer warning label on Roundup, the world’s most widely-used weed killer, U.S. District Judge William Shubb ruled on Monday. Read full article: Federal Judge Rules California Can't Req...→

Judge: California can’t require cancer label for weed killer

California can’t require a cancer warning label on Roundup, the world’s most widely used weed-killer, a federal judge ruled Monday. Read full article: Judge: California can’t require cancer l...→

Lyft Settles Federal Lawsuit Over Drivers Refusing Rides To People With Wheelchairs, Walkers

Lyft Settles Federal Lawsuit Over Drivers Refusing Rides To People With Wheelchairs, Walkers

Lyft Inc. has agreed to settle allegations that it violated federal law when some of its drivers refused to give rides to people using folding walkers or colla [...] Read full article: Lyft Settles Federal Lawsuit Over Driver...→

Study: Uber and Lyft Charge More in Non-White Areas

Study: Uber and Lyft Charge More in Non-White Areas

According to a recent study analyzing the pricing algorithms of ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft, prices for rides to or from non-white areas are hi [...] Read full article: Study: Uber and Lyft Charge More in Non-...→

Caltrans to Drivers: Stop Trashing California

Caltrans to Drivers: Stop Trashing California

In honor of Statewide Litter Day, Caltrans is asking drivers to put their trash where it belongs, not on the side of the road. Read full article: Caltrans to Drivers: Stop Trashing Calif...→

Judge drops trafficking charge against Northern California man facing rape charges after attorney alleges racism

Judge drops trafficking charge against Northern California man facing rape charges after attorney alleges racism

A judge decided there was enough evidence to hold a Eureka man for trial on four charges related to sexual assault, but dropped the charge related to trafficki [...] Read full article: Judge drops trafficking charge against N...→

Judge Limits California Governor’s Emergency Rule-Making

Judge Limits California Governor’s Emergency Rule-Making

A California judge on Friday sided with Republican legislators who said Gov. Gavin Newsom overstepped his powers with dozens of emergency orders during the cor [...] Read full article: Judge Limits California Governor’s Emerg...→

Judge Limits California Gov. Gavin Newsom's Emergency Rule-Making During Pandemic

Judge Limits California Gov. Gavin Newsom's Emergency Rule-Making During Pandemic

A California judge on Friday sided with Republican legislators who said Gov. Gavin Newsom overstepped his powers with dozens of emergency orders during the cor [...] Read full article: Judge Limits California Gov. Gavin Newso...→

Defense attorneys want judge off rape case against California surgeon, girlfriend

Defense attorneys want judge off rape case against California surgeon, girlfriend

Defense attorneys minutes before Fridays hearing began apparently filed a motion requesting that the judge disqualify himself from the case over the appearance [...] Read full article: Defense attorneys want judge off rape ca...→

Uber, Lyft drivers are company employees says CPUC

Uber, Lyft drivers are company employees says CPUC

Drivers for Uber and Lyft have scored a victory in their efforts to be considered regular employees of the companies they drive for following a ruling by the C [...] Read full article: Uber, Lyft drivers are company employees...→

Uber and Lyft drivers are employees, California regulatory agency finds

Uber and Lyft drivers are employees, California regulatory agency finds

For years, both Lyft and Uber have said that if they are forced to reclassify gig workers as employees that such a change would have an adverse effect on their [...] Read full article: Uber and Lyft drivers are employees, Cal...→

Judge Nap says Congress can use 'its checkbook' to force changes to local police

Judge Nap says Congress can use 'its checkbook' to force changes to local police

Judge Andrew Napolitano told "Your World" Wednesday that while the federal government has limited power over local police departments, it can use its appropria [...] Read full article: Judge Nap says Congress can use 'its che...→

Air Force sergeant accused of killing California deputy had explosives training, report says

Air Force sergeant accused of killing California deputy had explosives training, report says

The Air Force sergeant accused of killing a California deputy and wounding two other officers in an ambush attack over the weekend reportedly was taught “explo [...] Read full article: Air Force sergeant accused of killing Ca...→

Air Force sergeant ID’d as suspect in 'ambush' killing of California deputy

Air Force sergeant ID’d as suspect in 'ambush' killing of California deputy

A suspect facing first-degree murder charges in Saturday’s shooting death of a California sheriff’s deputy is an active-duty sergeant in the U.S. Air Force, au [...] Read full article: Air Force sergeant ID’d as suspect in 'a...→

California Gov. Newsom Wants to Set Use-of-Force Standard

California Gov. Newsom Wants to Set Use-of-Force Standard

California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom wants a statewide standard of police use of force as his state is dealing with protests in response to the death of Geo [...] Read full article: California Gov. Newsom Wants to Set Use-...→

Judge denies DA’s request to dismiss rape case against California surgeon, girlfriend

Judge denies DA’s request to dismiss rape case against California surgeon, girlfriend

The ruling by Orange County Superior Court Judge Gregory Jones marks the latest surprise turn in a high-profile criminal case against Dr. Grant Robicheaux and [...] Read full article: Judge denies DA’s request to dismiss rap...→

Letter: Cut Uber, Lyft impacts by requiring electric vehicles

Letter: Cut Uber, Lyft impacts by requiring electric vehicles

The Union of Concerned Scientists issued a study on carbon emissions of ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft. Read full article: Letter: Cut Uber, Lyft impacts by requir...→

Judge says he can’t force Health Department to give nurses protective gear

Judge says he can’t force Health Department to give nurses protective gear

A New York judge has ruled in a nurses union lawsuit that he can’t force the state Department of Health to provide personal protective equipment to nurses or m [...] Read full article: Judge says he can’t force Health Departm...→

Uber and Lyft drivers are suing New York state over unemployment benefits

Uber and Lyft drivers are suing New York state over unemployment benefits

(CNN) — A federal lawsuit alleges that New York State has refused to pay or has delayed the payment of unemployment benefits to drivers for... Read full article: Uber and Lyft drivers are suing New York...→

NY Is Helping Uber And Lyft

NY Is Helping Uber And Lyft "Cheat The System" And Deny Drivers Employment Status, Lawsuit Claims

"It is just unconscionable that basically the Department of Labor is continuing to violate its own legal finding all to suit the needs of these corporations." Read full article: NY Is Helping Uber And Lyft "Cheat The S...→

App-Based Drivers Initiative Qualifies for the November Ballot in California

App-Based Drivers Initiative Qualifies for the November Ballot in California

An initiative that would overturn provisions of AB 5 applying to app-based transportation and delivery drivers has qualified for the November ballot. What supp [...] Read full article: App-Based Drivers Initiative Qualifies f...→

California to Decide if Labor Law Applies to App Drivers

California to Decide if Labor Law Applies to App Drivers

A ballot initiative backed by business giants Uber, Lyft and DoorDash is now set to go before California voters in November, a multimillion-dollar shot aimed a [...] Read full article: California to Decide if Labor Law Applie...→

Uber-Lyft-Door Dash Challenge to California's AB 5 Makes November Ballot - Times of San Diego

The ballot initiative that challenges statewide attempts to curb the gig economy qualified for the Nov. 3 general election Friday. Read full article: Uber-Lyft-Door Dash Challenge to Califor...→

California DMV Extends Expiring Drivers Licenses Through July

California DMV Extends Expiring Drivers Licenses Through July

To allow residents to avoid visiting a DMV office during the COVID-19 pandemic, the extensions will automatically be extended to eligible drivers. Read full article: California DMV Extends Expiring Drivers ...→

A path to capturing the eyes of Lyft, Uber drivers

Both Uber and Lyft partner with a pair of online service marketplaces that allow ride-hail drivers to comparison shop repair facilities and, as part of more fa [...] Read full article: A path to capturing the eyes of Lyft, Ub...→

US Virus Updates: Judge Approves Mail-in Voting in Texas; Justice Dept. Warns California on Church Restrictions

US Virus Updates: Judge Approves Mail-in Voting in Texas; Justice Dept. Warns California on Church Restrictions

As large parts of the U.S. ease their lockdowns against the coronavirus, public health officials in some states are being accused of bungling infection statist [...] Read full article: US Virus Updates: Judge Approves Mail-in...→

Michael Flynn asks D.C. Circuit to force judge to drop case against him

Michael Flynn asks D.C. Circuit to force judge to drop case against him

May 19, 2020 / 9:42 PM / CBS News... Flynn's emergency request includes a plea to the court of appeals to block input from third parties and to reassign his ca [...] Read full article: Michael Flynn asks D.C. Circuit to force...→

Security Company Set to Hire 1,200 New California Workers

Security Company Set to Hire 1,200 New California Workers

Securitas is aiming to hire 1,200 new security officers in California — part of a push to bring on 10,000 more employees nationwide — through a virtual career [...] Read full article: Security Company Set to Hire 1,200 New C...→

Uber Now Requiring Masks For All Passengers, Drivers; Company Lays Off 3,000 Employees

Uber Now Requiring Masks For All Passengers, Drivers; Company Lays Off 3,000 Employees

Drivers must take a selfie prior to starting their shifts to verify that they are in fact wearing a mask. Read full article: Uber Now Requiring Masks For All Passeng...→

Uber Riders, Drivers Required To Wear Masks

Uber Riders, Drivers Required To Wear Masks

Driver need to take selfies in the app to verify that they are wearing masks or face coverings before picking up passengers. Read full article: Uber Riders, Drivers Required To Wear Ma...→

Uber begins requiring face masks for drivers & riders on Monday

Uber begins requiring face masks for drivers & riders on Monday

Uber rides are about to change. Starting Monday, both drivers and passengers are required to wear face coverings during rides. Read full article: Uber begins requiring face masks for dri...→

Uber Requiring All Drivers, Riders To Wear Mask, Face Covering Beginning Monday

Uber Requiring All Drivers, Riders To Wear Mask, Face Covering Beginning Monday

Before a driver or Uber Eats delivery driver can begin their shift, they will have to confirm via a checklist in the app that they’re wearing a mask or face co [...] Read full article: Uber Requiring All Drivers, Riders To We...→

Uber adopts COVID-19 prevention policy for riders, drivers

Uber adopts COVID-19 prevention policy for riders, drivers

Uber is requiring drivers and riders to wear face masks and take other precautionary measures aimed at mitigating the spread of COVID-19. The changes take effe [...] Read full article: Uber adopts COVID-19 prevention policy f...→