Judge: California ride-hailing law is unconstitutional

A judge Friday struck down a California ballot measure that exempted Uber and other app-based ride-hailing and delivery services from a state law requiring drivers to be classified as employees eligible for benefits and job protections.

Appeals court gives reprieve to Uber, Lyft in California

This month, Lyft and Uber were ordered by San Francisco Superior Court Judge Ethan Schulman to reclassify their drivers as employees instead of independent contractors under state law AB5, which took effect on Jan. 1. 

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.