Joel Rosenblatt and Josh Eidelson

Government, Business, Technology

Uber Fails to Block California Gig-Worker Law for Its Drivers

A passenger pulls bags while waiting for a ride at the Uber pickup area at LAX in October 2019. A passenger pulls bags while waiting for a ride at the Uber pickup area at LAX in October 2019. (Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News)

Uber Technologies Inc. failed to persuade a judge to shield its drivers from California’s gig-worker protection law while the company challenges the landmark measure in court.

February 10, 2020
Government, Business

Uber Urges California Court to End AB 5

(Jason Alden/Bloomberg News) (Jason Alden/Bloomberg News)

Uber Technologies Inc. wants to smother what the company calls California’s “Frankenstein” gig-worker protection law before state officials turn it loose.

February 7, 2020