California to decide if labor law applies to app drivers

A ballot initiative backed by business giants Uber, Lyft and DoorDash is now set to go before California voters in November, a multimillion-dollar shot aimed at excluding the companies from a law that would make them give more benefits and wage protections to their drivers.

Bay Area cities consider rideshare tax

In the same way consumers eventually had to pay sales taxes on internet purchases, it looks like Uber and Lyft riders are heading for a tax on their trips. Other major cities have been assessing such taxes for a while. Tom Vacar reports