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Lyft admits it recorded 4,000 sexual assault claims in long-awaited report
Company reveals figures, promised in 2019, as ride-hailing companies face growing safety scrutiny

Kari Paul and agencies

23, Oct, 2021 @12:40 AM

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‘I don’t like being treated like crap’: gig workers aim to retool a system they say is rigged
Uber, Lyft and other companies fighting Massachusetts lawsuit that would grant workers status as employees

Michael Sainato

27, Aug, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Uber and Lyft drivers join day-long strike over working conditions
Workers for app companies call for better wages and protections for those seeking to unionize

Kari Paul in San Francisco

21, Jul, 2021 @11:34 PM

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Uber and Lyft fares surge as pandemic recedes – but drivers don’t get ‘piece of pie’
Recent changes have driven down pay for drivers, including a reduction in minimum pay for long distance trips

Michael Sainato

21, Jun, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Uber and Lyft: woo drivers with stable pay, not short-term honeypots
Gig companies want to win back labor through promotions and bonuses. But workers can see through the claims

Rida Qadri and Alexandra Mateescu

20, Jun, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Unionized but impotent? Row erupts over gig workers’ labor proposal
New York bill would give gig workers path to unionize but at steep price, opponents say, as bill wouldn’t define them as employees

Steven Greenhouse

27, May, 2021 @10:00 AM

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‘A slap in the face’: California Uber and Lyft drivers criticize pay cuts under Prop 22
Drivers cite reduction in mileage rates from LAX, a major source of rides, and say company stimulus packages are ‘traps’

Michael Sainato

16, May, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Courts close in on gig economy firms globally as workers seek rights
Companies such as Uber and Deliveroo have lost a string of cases in at least 40 legal challenges

Sarah Butler

17, Mar, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Uber driver assaulted by unmasked rider: 'People all over have experienced this'
Subhakar Khadka says video of San Francisco incident reveals abuse that often goes unacknowledged

Abené Clayton in Oakland

11, Mar, 2021 @7:28 PM

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What can Biden do to reverse Trump's assault on labor rights?
With Covid-19 still raging across the US, job safety experts say the president-elect must issue nationwide regulations directing businesses to protect their workers

Steven Greenhouse

09, Jan, 2021 @10:00 AM

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If you think Biden's administration would rein in big tech, think again | John Naughton
The US president-elect is reported to have appointed former employees of Facebook and Amazon to his transition team

John Naughton

21, Nov, 2020 @4:00 PM

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Diary of a Lyft driver during Covid: 'He says he’s not wearing a mask to ride in a car'
As I pick up maskless rider after maskless rider, I begin to wonder: am I going crazy? The pandemic is real, right?

Peter Jakubowicz

19, Nov, 2020 @9:00 AM

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