Google reportedly under antitrust investigation in California

Google reportedly under antitrust investigation in California

Google is reportedly under investigation in its home state. Angela Lang/CNET California, Google’s home state, has launched an antitrust investigation into the search giant, according to a report late Thursday by Politico.  News of the reported probe comes months after a coalition of state attorneys general, led by Texas’ Ken Paxton, announced in September that […]
California sues Uber and Lyft over driver classification

California sues Uber and Lyft over driver classification

Angela Lang/CNET Uber and Lyft are being sued by the state of California, for classifying their drivers as independent contractors instead of employees. The two ride-hailing services owe their drivers paid sick leave, paid family leave, disability insurance, overtime...
California orders auto insurers to refund premiums due to coronavirus

California orders auto insurers to refund premiums due to coronavirus

California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara has ordered all insurance companies to refund premiums for March and April. Getty Images One of the (admittedly minor) upsides to many people being asked to stay in their homes during the COVID-19 outbreak is that, on the...