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Uber to Lay Off 3,700 Workers and CEO to Waive Salary

NEW YORK — Uber is cutting 3,700 full-time workers and its CEO will give up his base salary with the nation largely still in lockdown. The San Francisco company said Wednesday that the layoffs and related costs like severance will reach about $20 million. ...
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California Labor Law Author Says AB-5 Needs Changes

SACRAMENTO — The author of California's sweeping new labor law said Thursday that she intends to ease its restrictions on freelance journalists and others after months of protests that it is already costing peo...
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Uber, Postmates Sue to Challenge California’s New Labor Law

SACRAMENTO — Ride-share company Uber and on-demand meal delivery service Postmates sued Monday to block a broad new California law aimed at giving wage and benefit protections to people who work as independent contractors. “This has thrown my life and the l...