No, Uber and Lyft aren’t shutting down in California just yet
Friday, 21 August 2020 Just as the Uber and Lyft “blackout” was about to begin in California, the ride-hailing companies have been handed a reprieve by an appeals court. Last night, the ride-hailing companies were going to suspend their services in response to a recent court ruling that required them to recognize their drivers as employees, The New York Times reports. Despite the injunction, the reprieve allows the companies to continue operating until yet another decision is made, later this year. Further hearings will be held in October. [Read: Google admits its Android Auto assistant is a little, umm, slow] There seems to be…
· Uber and Lyft will have to treat their California drivers as employees rather than independent contractors, a judge ruled Monday.
· The two companies were... Business Insider Also reported by •The Verge •TechCrunch
Ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft are saying they will shut down their California operations if a new law goes into effect overnight that would force both... SeattlePI.com Also reported by •Business Insider •TechCrunch •RTTNews •Newsy •engadget