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Hundreds of Uber and Lyft drivers rallied in San Francisco on Aug. 27, 2019, demanding that the ride-hail companies grant them the status of employees rather than independent contractors who lack benefits.
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Doug Sovern
September 11, 2019 - 2:21 pm
State lawmakers gave final approval Wednesday to a bill that could mean sweeping changes for more than a million freelance and independent workers across a wide range of California industries. Uber and Lyft dispute that the new law will turn their drivers into employees who earn benefits and have...
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A group of women filed a lawsuit against Lyft on Sept. 4, 2019, saying the company bore responsibility for drivers who committed sexual assaults.
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Matt Bigler
September 04, 2019 - 2:00 pm
A group of 14 rape and sexual assault survivors are suing Lyft, accusing the company of failing to keep passengers safe.
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Hundreds of Uber and Lyft drivers rallied in San Francisco on Aug. 27, 2019, demanding that the ride-hail companies grant them the status of employees rather than independent contractors who lack benefits.
Carrie Hodousek/KCBS Radio
All News KCBS Radio
August 29, 2019 - 8:30 am
Uber and Lyft have proposed paying their drivers a new minimum wage of $21 per hour as an alternative to elevating them from independent contractors to employees. The proposal, which would also extend some benefits to the workers, comes after days of protests on the streets of San Francisco and...
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Tonye Kolokolo Lyft
San Bruno Police Department
Matt Bigler
August 12, 2019 - 10:41 am
A Lyft driver is accused of taking an intoxicatd passenger to his Tracy home and raping her.
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Orlando Vilchez Lazo mugshot
Orlando Vilchez Lazo (Photo credit: SFPD)
Tim Ryan
July 10, 2019 - 9:02 am
A man accused in a series of violent sexual attacks could go free, if his public defender is able to prove DNA evidence linking him to those attacks was obtained illegally.
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Lime Scooters
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Holly Quan
July 03, 2019 - 10:26 am
It's official: Oakland is issuing operating permits to scooter companies Bird, Lime, Lyft and Clevr,
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San Francisco International Airport - SFO
San Francisco International Airport - SFO (Photo credit: Kenishirotie)
Doug Sovern
June 29, 2019 - 8:11 pm
Sunday nights have been nightmarish for arriving passengers trying to hail an Uber or a Lyft at San Francisco International Airport since SFO has moved pickups to its domestic garage. But officials think they've finally solved the problem. SFO has moved the pickup zone for ride hail passengers away...
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MacKenzie Lueck, a student at the University of Utah, went missing after attending a funeral in Southern California.
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Melissa Culross
June 24, 2019 - 2:04 pm
Police in Salt Lake City are searching for missing University of Utah student MacKenzie Lueck, who disappeared after taking a Lyft ride from the airport.
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Lyft Relaunches E-bikes As "Bay Wheels"
Keith Menconi
June 11, 2019 - 4:53 pm
Those blue Ford GoBikes that we’ve grown used to on Bay Area streets will soon be a thing of the past.
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A passenger in a car summoned by an app.
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Matt Bigler
May 31, 2019 - 9:47 am
State regulators have proposed doubling a planned fee for Uber and Lyft trips from five to 10 cents per ride. The money from the fee would fund California’s new ride-hail services for wheelchair users, which Uber and Lyft don't currently offer in any meaningful way. Uber has only recently begun to...
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