The pandemic shuffled the deck for the so-called gig economy as fear of contracting the coronavirus led many who once traveled in shared vehicles to stay home, and grocery delivery services struggled to keep up with demand from people who…
By Cathy Bussewitz, Hannah Fingerhut, Associated Press
California is suing ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft, alleging they misclassified their drivers as independent contractors under the state’s new labor law.
By Stefanie Dazio, Associated Press
The latest salvo in the growing fight is an attempt by state lawmakers to keep a free-flow of ride-sharing companies servicing the main airport in one of the U.S.'s largest cities.
By Bob Christie, Associated Press
Uber called the decision “extraordinary and wrong,” and has 21 days to file an appeal, which it said it would do.
By Kelvin Chan, Associated Press
When ride-sharing pioneer Uber goes public Friday, it will be the largest public stock offering in the U.S. since 2014. But the company, its business model and how it pays its drivers remain controversial. William Brangham asks Farhad Manjoo of…
By Thomas Maxwell
In recent months, Lyft and Uber have been offering steep discounts to their customers in an attempt to corner more of the market before they go public.
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Sunday, Aug. 19, the White House counsel cooperates with the Russia investigation. Also, how regulating rideshare apps might affect passengers and what the growing gig economy is doing to the American workforce. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from…
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