Josh Eidelson

Government, Business

Group of Uber, Lyft Drivers Ask California Court to Scrap Ballot Measure

A rideshare car displays Lyft and Uber stickers in downtown Los Angeles. (Richard Vogel/Associated Press) A rideshare car displays Lyft and Uber stickers in downtown Los Angeles. (Richard Vogel/Associated Press)

A group of ride-hail and delivery drivers are suing to invalidate the California ballot measure approved in November that declared them independent contractors, the latest volley in the state’s yearslong struggle over whether gig workers are employees.

Josh Eidelson | Bloomberg News
January 12, 2021
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

Tesla Reopens California Plant, Says It Has Alameda County’s Approval

Tesla vehicles are parked at the company's assembly plant in Fremont, Calif., on May 11. Tesla vehicles are parked at the company's assembly plant in Fremont, Calif., on May 11. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)

Tesla Inc. told employees that a California county health official has now signed off on safety measures the company took last week at its car plant as it restarted production in defiance of the area’s shutdown order.

Josh Eidelson | Bloomberg News
May 18, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics

Tesla Readies Production Boost, Hints of Return to Hiring Mode

Tesla Jasper Juine/Bloomberg News

Tesla Inc. is poised to increase production at its California car plant and is back in hiring mode, according to an internal e-mail sent days after the company wrapped up a record quarter of deliveries.

Josh Eidelson | Bloomberg News
July 10, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics

Employees at Amazon’s New NYC Warehouse Launch Union Push

Amazon fulfillment center Staten Island Amazon's fulfillment center in Staten Island. (Julie Jacobson/AP)

A committee of employees at Amazon.com’s recently opened Staten Island fulfillment center is going public with a unionization campaign, a fresh challenge to the e-commerce giant in a city where it plans to build a major new campus.

Josh Eidelson | Bloomberg News
December 12, 2018