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Court rules Uber, Lyft must make drivers employees

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Court rules Uber, Lyft must make drivers employees

Court rules Uber, Lyft must make drivers employees

A California appeals court on Thursday unanimously ruled against ride-hailing companies Uber Technologies and Lyft, saying they must reclassify their drivers in the state as employees.

Fred Katayama reports.


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