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California Regulator Says Uber, Lyft Drivers Are Employees

Drivers working for ride-hailing services such as Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc. will be considered employees under California’s new gig worker law, the state’s leading industry regulator said on Thursday. Shares in Uber and Lyft fell 5.3% and 4.2%, …

Uber Falters in First Legal Attack on California Gig Worker Law

Uber Technologies Inc. and Postmates Inc. are unlikely to put a quick stop to a landmark California law they call a monstrous threat to their business models. A judge signaled Friday that she’s inclined to reject a request to temporarily …