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California judge rules on Uber and Lyft business practices

Credit: KTNV Channel 13 Las Vegas
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California judge rules on Uber and Lyft business practices
California judge rules on Uber and Lyft business practices

This week, a California judge ordered both Uber and Lyft to treat their drivers like employees and not independent contractors.

TREAT THEIR DRIVERS ASEMPLOYEES INSTEAD OFINDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS.THEY'RE ASKING FOR GUARANTEEDBENEFITS - LIKE ANY OTHERFULL-TIME EMPLOYEE.ONE BAY AREA DRIVER SAYS - UBERWAS NEVER SUPPORTIVE OF ITSDRIVERS."I WOULD RATHER SEE THEM SHUTDOWN THAN CONTINUE TO EXPLOITPEOPLE.""I SAW IT AS BASICALLY ANILLEGAL AND EXPLOITATIVEBUSINESS MODEL THAT WASUNDERCUTTING LABOR PROTECTIONSFROM THE BEGINNING."UBER SAYS IT WILL LIKELY BEFORCED TO SHUT DOWN OPERATIONSIN CALIFORNIA FOR SEVERALMONTHS IF IT'S REQUIRED TO MAKETHIS CHANGE.TIME NOW IS X:XX --FACEBOOK

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