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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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Worker Help Sought to Combat Super Bowl Human Trafficking

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — To combat human trafficking during the Super Bowl, law enforcement officials said Thursday that they need hotel workers, ride-hailing service drivers and security personnel to be especially alert. “We're enlisting people to help law enfo...
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Former Uber CEO Kalanick Severs Ties With Ride-Hailing Giant

NEW YORK — Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is resigning from the board of directors, severing ties with the ride-hailing company that he co-founded a decade ago and ran until a series of scandals led to his downfall. “Uber has been a part of my life for the...
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Uber CEO Walks Back Comment on Khashoggi’s Slaying

NEW YORK — Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi is being criticized for calling the murder of a Washington Post columnist "a mistake" and comparing it to the death of a pedestrian struck by one of the company's autonomous vehicles. Khosrowshahi later said he regrette...