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Uber and Lyft reveal their alternative proposal to California’s new gig-economy law

The companies have pledged millions to fight the law, and are now taking their fight to the ballot box with a proposal for driver pay and benefits.

Uber and Lyft just took a major blow in California, and now they’re gearing up for war

Assembly Bill 5, which would force Uber, Lyft and other gig-economy companies to treat workers as employees, was signed into law by Gov. Gavin Newsom.
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi.

Uber is vowing to fight in court against the new California bill that threatens to turn its drivers into employees

Assembly Bill 5 "does not automatically reclassify any ride-share drivers from independent contractors to employees," Uber told reporters.

Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash are gearing up for a $90 million fight in California — here’s why they oppose the state’s new gig-worker bi...

The proposed law could have far-reaching ramifications for gig-economy companies. Many of the firms have proposed their own alternative.
Uber drivers demonstrate near the company's San Francisco headquarters.

California legislators are set to vote on a bill that could devastate Uber and Lyft’s business model

Uber and Lyft don't want Assembly Bill 5, otherwise known as the Dynamex bill, to become law. It could force them to classify drivers as employees.
Rideshare drivers wave flags as they line up their cars during a protest outside of Uber headquarters on August 27, 2019 in San Francisco, California. Dozens of Uber and Lyft drivers staged a protest outside of Uber headquarters in support of California assembly bill 5 and to organize a union for rideshare drivers.

Uber has proposed a new minimum wage for drivers after years of protests, but it comes with a catch

There's a new push by Lyft and Uber to ensure a California bill doesn't become law — and it's the first time Uber's set a figure for a minimum wage.
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate and Mayor of South Bend, Indiana Pete Buttigieg.

Pete Buttigieg joined a demonstration with Uber and Lyft drivers fighting for a minimum wage while his campaign spends heavily on the ride-hailing app...

Buttigieg's campaign spent $8,092 on Uber rides and $1,060 on Lyft rides during the first half of the year, election filings show.