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Uber and Lyft Consider Franchise-Like Model in California

On Aug 18, 2020
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Under pressure to classify their freelance drivers as employees, the ride-hailing companies are discussing another option.

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Uber and Lyft Consider Franchise-Like Model in California

Uber and Lyft Consider Franchise-Like Model in California

Under pressure to classify their freelance drivers as employees, the ride-hailing companies are discussing another option.

Uber and Lyft say they may shut down in California if forced to classify drivers as employees

Uber and Lyft say they may shut down in California if forced to classify drivers as employees

Uber Technologies Inc. CEO Dara Khosrowshahi warned Wednesday that the company's ride-hailing service could shut down in California until November if the...

California just passed a bill turning 'gig economy' workers into employees. Here's what Uber and Lyft have said.

California just passed a bill turning 'gig economy' workers into employees. Here's what Uber and Lyft have said.

California lawmakers have passed a bill requiring Uber, Lyft, DoorDash, and other 'gig economy' businesses to treat workers as employees instead of contra...

Uber drivers and other gig workers in California could get better pay under proposed law

Uber drivers and other gig workers in California could get better pay under proposed law

Uber, Lyft in the crosshairs as California lawmakers look to redefine part-time job rules to boost pay, benefits for drivers.

Uber and Lyft Suggest New Benefits for Drivers, But Still Want Them to Be Classified as Contractors

Uber and Lyft Suggest New Benefits for Drivers, But Still Want Them to Be Classified as Contractors

Uber and Lyft have are considering offering new benefits such as a base pay to workers, but only if the companies can continue labeling them as independent contractors. 

California Senate passes a gig economy bill that could transform Uber and Lyft

California Senate passes a gig economy bill that could transform Uber and Lyft

The California state senate passed legislation late Tuesday that could transition tens of thousands of ride-share drivers from independent contractors into full-time employees. The bill, if ...

Open Forum: Uber, Lyft ready to do our part for drivers

Open Forum: Uber, Lyft ready to do our part for drivers

Millions of people — more than 1% of the U.S. workforce — choose to drive with Uber and Lyft, the companies we lead. Beyond the more than $80 billion directly earned to date by people ...

Uber, Lyft & Other Companies Should Be Able To Allow Contractors To Avoid Becoming Employees

Uber, Lyft & Other Companies Should Be Able To Allow Contractors To Avoid Becoming Employees

I have no vested interest in the success of Uber, Lyft or any other company that is being forced to turn free-lancers and contractors into employees, but I do worry about the contractors ...