ab5 News of 09/22/19
California Governor Gavin Newsom Signs Gig Worker Bill ab5 Into Law
California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed into law gig worker protections bill AB5. This comes shortly after AB5 passed in the California State Assembly and Senate. “Today, we are disrupting the status quo and taking a bold step forward to ...
Uber Plans To Keep Defending Independent Contractor Model For Drivers
In light of gig worker protections bill AB5 passing in the California State Senate last night, and amendments to AB5 passing in the Assembly this morning, Uber has made it clear it plans to do whatever it takes to keep its drivers independent ...
Gig Worker Bill AB-5 Passes In California
Assembly Bill 5, the gig worker bill opposed by the likes of Uber, Lyft and DoorDash, has passed in the California State Senate. This comes shortly after California Governor Gavin Newsom officially put his support behind AB 5 in an op-ed . The bill ...
Uber And Lyft Are Putting $60 Million Toward Keeping Drivers Independent Contractors
In light of gig worker protection legislation Assembly Bill 5 making its way through California’s legislature, Uber and Lyft are amping up their efforts to do whatever they can to prevent it from happening. And in the event that the bill does ...
Uber Proposes Policy That Would Pay Drivers A Minimum Wage Of $21 Per Hour
On the heels of a driver-led protest outside Uber’s San Francisco headquarters, where drivers showed their support for gig worker protections legislation (via Assembly Bill 5) and demanded a union, Uber is circulating a petition urging ...
Uber And Lyft Drivers Are Not Letting Up On The Fight For AB-5 And A Union
A number Uber and Lyft drivers are protesting outside of Uber’s San Francisco headquarters to demand the passage of Assembly Bill 5 and the right to unionize. “What do we want? AB-5! When do we want it? Now!” That was one of the phrases ...
Hundreds Of Uber And Lyft Drivers To Launch A Protest Caravan Across California
If you’re like me, chances are good you just distractedly clicked on this article while scrolling through your feed in, or while waiting for, a Lyft. Maybe, like me, you need that app to get to back-to-back meetings in different locations today, as ...
Uber And Lyft Drivers Demand Better Pay, Workplace Protections And Driver-Led Unions
As Assembly Bill 5 makes its way through the California state legislature, Uber and Lyft drivers are voicing their demands for better pay, basic workplace protections and the right to organize through unions. Tomorrow, Lyft and Uber drivers will ...