Uber has been ordered to pay $1.1 million to a blind passenger after an independent arbitrator ruled that the company's drivers discriminated against her after refusing her rides on 14 separate occasions.
A second suspect wanted from a widely seen video showing mistreatment of an Uber driver has surrendered to San Francisco police.
The lawsuit filed with the California Supreme Court said Proposition 22 is unconstitutional because it limits the power of the Legislature to grant workers the right to organize and excludes drivers from being eligible for workers’ compensation.
Uber has pledged 10 million free or discounted rides for those seeking to get the coronavirus vaccine, saying it wants to ensure transportation is not a barrier.
California Proposition 22, which would again classify app-based transportation and delivery drivers as independent contractors, has passed.
The battle between the powerhouses of the so-called gig economy and labor unions including the International Brotherhood of Teamsters could become the most expensive ballot measure in state history. Voters are weighing whether to create an exemption to a new state law aimed at providing wage and benefit protections to drivers.
Mask slackers will now have to provide photographic proof they’re wearing a face covering before boarding an Uber.
Uber and Lyft are threatening to pull out of California by the end of the week if they are forced to classify their drivers as employees instead of independent contractors.
A new survey from the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy and The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research shows how consumer attitudes about using ride-hailing and delivery services have changed. It also highlights a wealth divide, where Americans with higher incomes are able to utilize the services to help reduce their risk of infection.
Uber's CEO said the ride-hailing company could cut service in California if a rule takes effect that grants drivers the status and benefits of employees.
Uber said it will require drivers to take a selfie in the app to enforce the rule.
Uber has already imposed a hiring freeze and has offered up to 14 days of financial assistance to drivers and delivery workers who were diagnosed with COVID-19.
California is suing ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft, alleging they misclassified their drivers as independent contractors under the state’s new labor law.
Uber and Lyft are backing down from their threats to stop serving Sky Harbor.
We may be practicing social distancing, but it's still important to stay connected to the ones we love. Uber is rolling out a new feature this week in Phoenix that allows you to send packages to friends and family. FOX 10's Ty Brennan has the details.
Arizona’s high court on Thursday upheld a $4 pickup and drop-off fee that led Uber and Lyft to threaten to stop serving the Phoenix airport, one of the busiest in the nation.
Uber and Lyft announced on Tuesday that they would be suspending their respective pool and shared options in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
An Arizona House panel voted along party lines Monday evening to advance a proposal barring new fees on ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport.
.S. District Judge Dolly Gee in Los Angeles denied the companies' request for a preliminary injunction protecting them from the law aimed at giving wage and benefit protections to people who work as independent contractors.
Airports in Arizona will not be able to charge rideshare operators a fee to pick up or drop off passengers on airport property, if a new bill introduced to the Arizona State Legislature is approved.