Month: January 2020

How truckers may come to the rescue for Uber, Lyft, DoorDash, Postmates and Instacart

A California court ruled Wednesday in favor of keeping big-rig truck drivers as independent contractors versus turning them into company employees, a decision that could bode well for Uber, Lyft, DoorDash, Postmates and Instacart in their fight against the newly enacted state gig worker law AB 5. The Los Angeles County Superior Court decision in the state […]

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A man pretending to be an Uber driver kidnapped and raped a woman, prosecutors say

Boston City Councilor Andrea Campbell holds a unique position in her family. While several of her relatives spent time in the criminal justice system, Campbell earned degrees from Princeton University and UCLA Law School. She served two years as city council president. Boston Magazine dubbed her “the future” of the city. Her older brother, Alvin R. Campbell […]

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I rode electric scooters from Bird, Uber, Lyft, and Lime. Lyft was by far my favorite brand, but there were 2 I’d never ride again.

Zooming through the wide, sunny streets of Los Angeles, warm wind gently ruffling my light sweater — what could be a more idyllic alternative to lurching through the bowels of New York City in a screechy, rickety subway car packed with irritable commuters? When I visited LA, I couldn’t wait to ride e-scooters for the […]

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