Gunfire Hits Woman On Early Morning Dog Walk In St. Paul

At Regions Hospital, the victim, a 21-year-old woman, told police she heard people arguing while she was walking and then gunshots rang out. A moment after she realized she’d been hit.

The racist business model behind Uber and Lyft

California tech companies like Uber and Lyft have “innovated”, or “forcibly mutated”, the traditional model of employment into a more exploitative (but “flexible!”) model than the one that existed previously. Unlike a traditional employer, Uber says you can work whenever you want, for however long you want – but Uber won’t pay for your car […]

Judge denies request to stop Uber from pushing pro-Prop 22 messages to drivers

Proposition 22 goes in front of California voters on November 3, making the case a “moot point” in Ulmer’s opinion since a couple of weeks is not enough time to hear the case. At the first of the year, Uber and Lyft will be required to classify their drivers as employees under California AB5 passed […]

Uber granted London licence as court rules it ‘no longer poses a risk’

The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, said: “I am pleased that Uber have admitted that their response to very real concerns about passenger safety was inadequate, and since then Uber has made improvements. I can assure Londoners that TfL will continue to closely monitor Uber and will not hesitate to take swift action should they […]

Class-action lawsuit accuses Uber of ‘coercing’ drivers into supporting Prop 22

According to the class action filed in San Francisco’s Superior Court, Uber has been “illegally exploiting its economic power over its California-based drivers by pressuring them to support the Yes on 22 campaign.” The pressure comes by way of popup messages on the Uber app, saying, “Prop 22 is progress,” along with warnings about what […]

Uber and Lyft must classify drivers as employees, judge rules, in blow to gig economy

Uber has made changes to its app in the months since AB5 went into effect, such as allowing drivers to set their own rates, in an effort to avoid the reach of the new law by demonstrating drivers operate as contractors. Uber, Lyft and DoorDash have spent more than $100m on a 2020 ballot measure […]

Poll: California’s Prop. 22 to keep Uber, Lyft drivers as contractors falling short

“The relatively large proportions of undecided voters in both polls suggest that many voters were having a difficult time reaching a final decision on this initiative,” Mark DiCamillo, director of the Berkeley IGS Poll, wrote in a report. “How these late-deciding voters ultimately come to judgment will likely determine its fate.”

The Hill’s Morning Report – Sponsored by Facebook – Trump combative, Biden earnest during distanced TV duel

The Senate confirmed Barrett in 2017 to be an appeals court judge by a vote of 55-43. Republican Sens. Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsSusan Collins says systemic racism isn’t ‘a problem’ in Maine Biden, Cunningham hold narrow leads in North Carolina: poll GOP sees path to hold Senate majority MORE of Maine and Lisa MurkowskiLisa Ann […]

New York City Officials Call On Board Of Elections To Address Early Voting Lines

“Long lines at a poll site discourage voting, they don’t encourage it,” the mayor said Monday. “So here’s what I’m calling on the Board of Elections to do – Right away, the Board of Elections must increase the number of voting machines and must ensure the staff is available at early voting sites to help […]

This Morning viewers left fuming as Gok Wan tells them to buy £60 slippers in lockdown fashion segment

This Morning’s Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby in hysterics at show blunder as they struggle with technical difficulties