Judge issues injunction against Uber and Lyft, says drivers are employees

Thousands of ride-hail drivers in California have long fought to be classified as employees. James Martin/CNET In a blow to Uber and Lyft, a California judge ruled Monday that the ride-hailing companies must start classifying their drivers as employees in the state. This is something the companies have fought for years because it would mean […]

Uber CEO calls for ‘benefits funds’ for gig workers

Uber may back out of merger talks with Grubhub due to antitrust concern, reports say. Angela Lang/CNET Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi on Monday said its drivers should get the “best of both worlds” — benefits and work flexibility. In an op-ed published...

Uber Eats glitch erases the tip option on deliveries

Uber Eats drivers say their tips went missing on Monday. Horacio Villalobos/Corbis via Getty Images Hundreds of Uber Eats delivery drivers appear to have been shorted their tips over the past couple of days. Apparently, a glitch within the app removed the option for...

Uber aims to become a more ‘actively anti-racist’ company

Uber aims to become more “actively anti-racist.” Angela Lang/CNET Uber on Friday unveiled several “long-term commitments” the ride-hailing company says will help it improve equality and fairness, including doubling Black representation in its...