Author: kevin parhm

Why I avoid Ridesharing

Originally posted by: When ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft debuted, they were revolutionary in transforming how millions completed ground travel. These and other (smaller) providers broke a monopoly of taxi companies being the only choice for short- to medium-length transport needs that weren’t otherwise served by public transportation. Up-front pricing and cashless transactions gave […]

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Uber Fined

New Jersey has demanded that Uber pay $649 million for years of unpaid employment taxes for its drivers, arguing that the ride-hailing company has misclassified the workers as independent contractors and not as employees. The state’s Department of Labor and Workforce Development issued the request this week to Uber and a subsidiary, Raiser, after an […]

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