Uber and its Uber Eats food-delivery division will gain ground against DoorDash, which controls about 37% of the U.S. food delivery market. That’s compared with Uber Eats’ 20% share before the Postmates deal. Grubhub holds around 30% of the U.S. food delivery market.
Uber drivers held a protest outside the company’s CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi's, house on Wednesday, to demand labor protections and oppose a ballot measure Uber is working on to force them to remain independent contractors, and not be included in AB5, which would classify them as company employees.
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.
Uber has cut 3,000 jobs from its workforce, its second major wave of layoffs in two weeks as the coronavirus slashed demand for rides.
Uber said it will require drivers to take a selfie in the app to enforce the rule.
At 10:30 a.m., Becerra will be joined by Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer, San Diego City Attorney Mara Elliott, and San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera in a virtual press briefing to make the announcement.
Critics say a new tool unveiled by Uber can be problematic for a neighborhood that is considered undesirable due to high crime, or that it could simply be discriminatory. Some say the ride share is trying to avoid classifying their workers as employees under AB-5.
Uber informed its California customers on Wednesday that they would no longer receive an upfront price for private rides due to the passage of Assembly Bill 5.
The lawsuit filed in US court on Monday argues that the law set to take effect Wednesday violates federal and state equal protection and due process guarantees.
In a statement, Uber said Kalanick is leaving the board to focus on his new business and philanthropic endeavors.
Uber acknowledged more than 3,000 sexual assaults occurred during U.S. Uber rides in 2018, the company said in a long-awaited safety report.
San Francisco-based Uber announced on Monday they plan on laying off 350 employees.
A California Uber driver is in a coma induced by doctors because of a heart attack he suffered after an altercation with a knife-wielding passenger.
An Uber driver says a passenger assaulted him and threatened to kill him because of his immigrant status. Debora Villalon reports from Napa Valley where this bizarre case unfolded.
For decades we've been promised flying cars and on Tuesday, Uber announced we are now just two years out from seeing them take flight.
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
Uber is coming clean about its cover-up of a year-old hacking attack that stole personal information about more than 57 million of the beleaguered ride-hailing service's customers and drivers.
Employees of ride sharing giant, Uber, are scheduled to hear details about the recommendations of a critical report by outside attorneys, including former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on Tuesday.
Uber, the world's leading ride-hailing company, has taken two big steps toward repairing its corporate image: It fired 20 employees for a host of harassment problems and hired an Apple marketing executive to rescue its tainted brand.
Uber dismissed over 20 of its employees after a review of its workplace culture. Tim Higgins of the Wall Street Journal spoke to KTVU FOX 2 News about the development.