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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...
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Newsom Rocks the Gig Economy, Signs AB 5 Labor Bill

SACRAMENTO — Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday signed sweeping labor legislation that aims to give wage and benefit protections to California rideshare drivers at companies like Uber and Lyft and to workers across...
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Will New California Labor Bill Affect WWE Wrestlers?

A new California bill that would reclassify many independent contractors as employees passed both legislative chambers and awaits Gov. Gavin Newsom's signature. While most of the media attention has been how this bill would affect "gig economy" workers like...
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California Senate Approves Bill Regulating Gig Economy

SACRAMENTO — The California Senate has passed a bill that would give new wage and benefit protections to workers at so-called gig economy companies like Uber and Lyft. While its impact on gig economy companies has drawn most of the attention, it would affec...

Uber Tests Drone Food Delivery, Launches Autonomous SUV

WASHINGTON — Uber is testing restaurant food deliveries by drone. The company's Uber Eats unit began the tests in San Diego with McDonald's and plans to expand to other restaurants later this year. Uber says the service should decrease food delivery time...