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200 Companies Oppose Voter ID Laws–Many Require IDs for Use of Service

Two hundred corporations issued a joint statement opposing election integrity legislation similar to Georgia’s recently passed voter ID law, while many require identification to use their services. The signed letter includes PayPal, Major League Baseball (MLB), United Airlines, Microsoft, Uber, and Cisco, who called on “elected leaders in every state capitol and in Congress to work across…
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Man Punches Uber Driver Over Mask Policy

October 30, 2020 12:02 AM ET Police arrested a 30-year-old man in Pinellas County, Florida for punching his 68-year-old Uber driver in the face Tuesday after the driver asked him to wear a mask prior to entering his vehicle. Christopher Vacha ordered an Uber on the Isle of Capri in Treasure Island at about 4:30…
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UBER:LYFT TO LEAVES CALIFORNIA OVER OUTRAGEOUS PROPOSAL

UBER:LYFT TO LEAVES CALIFORNIA OVER OUTRAGEOUS PROPOSAL 0 0 vote Article Rating Help us grow. Support The Duran on Patreon! Report The statements, views and opinions expressed in this column are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of The Duran.
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Coronavirus And The Gig Economy — Tensions Grow Between GrubHub And Restaurants

April 26, 2020 9:05 PM ET With lockdown orders across the country barring people from packing into restaurants and bars, many business owners in the industry are operating solely off of takeout and delivery orders. Many customers rely on food delivery from online apps and websites like UberEats, GrubHub, and DoorDash, and since the COVID-19…
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Another Muslim Uber Driver Accused of Preparing Acts of Islamic Terror

Staff Posted On January 10, 2020 A Muslim Uber driver cleared of launching a sword attack on police outside Buckingham Palace went on to plan another attack on tourists in central London, a jury has heard. Prosecutors say Mohiussunnath Chowdhury, 28, was “motivated by dreams of martyrdom for the cause of Islam, and inspired by…
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Passenger Pays Uber Driver’s College Debt so She Can Graduate

An Atlanta, Georgia, woman’s dreams of going back to college are finally coming true thanks to the help of a good Samaritan passenger on an Uber ride who paid it forward. The driver, Latonya Young, told WSB-TV she would never forget that car ride. “I got a call to go to Mercedes-Benz Stadium. It was…
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Some Deal Will Have To Be Struck With Gig Economy Workers, Could It Be...

December 31, 2019 5:55 PM ET The gig economy has come under increasing scrutiny by both liberals and conservatives, and rideshare apps like Uber and Lyft are no exception. The policy patterns and battles over ridesharing will inevitably be felt in other sectors of the economy. As the gig economy becomes more widespread, conservatives will…
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Uber, Postmates Sue California to Stop Gig Worker Law

Ride-sharing giant Uber and courier service Postmates have filed a lawsuit aimed at putting the brakes on California’s new law that will reclassify gig workers as employees, potentially burdening tech companies with millions of dollars in new personnel costs. The lawsuit, filed Monday in a Los Angeles federal court, claims that the law violates the…
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DC Attorney General’s Lawsuit: DoorDash Skimmed Tips

The attorney general of Washington, D.C. has just delivered a lawsuit to DoorDash, alleging that the popular food-delivery company skimmed tips from its drivers and misled customers into thinking that their gratuities would end up in drivers’ pockets. In the complaint filed Tuesday, D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine alleges that DoorDash engaged in “deceptive” practices when…
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New Jersey Hits Uber With $650 Million Tax Bill; Stock Slides

Two months after Uber decided to ignore new California legislation requiring companies to reclassify contract workers as employees – a measure which would affect up to one million residents who work as contractors and drastically impact Uber’s bottom line – more states are lining up to demand a pound of flesh from the world’s formerly…

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