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Uber, Lyft Drivers Exempt From Employee Status

(CNN) - In a major win for gig economy companies, CNN projects California voters have passed Proposition 22. The controversial ballot measure exempts companies like Uber and Lyft from having to classify their gig workers in California as employees.…

Uber, Lyft Offering Discount To Polling Locations

(CNN) - Ride-share rivals Uber and Lyft can agree on at least one thing; they want you to vote. To that end, both companies are offering discounts to polling locations. Lyft says it's expanding the Ride to Vote effort.…

Uber Wins Appeal To Operate In London

(CNN) - Uber has won an appeal to operate in London ten months after it was stripped of its license there. In November last year, transport for London stripped the ride sharing app of its license citing systemic failures…

Uber: Rides Only In Electric Vehicles By 2030

(CNN) - Attention Uber drivers; if you want to keep your gig, you've got less than 10 years to buy an electric car. The ride-hailing service says it will only offer rides in electric vehicles by 2030. That announcement…

Uber To Require Some Riders To Take Mask Selfies

(CNN) - Uber says it will soon require some riders to take mask selfies. Since May, it's already required drivers to take selfies to verify they are wearing a mask or face covering before they're able to pick up…

Uber Cutting Another 3K Jobs

(CNN) - More Uber employees are going to lose their jobs. The ride-hailing giant said it's cutting another 3,000 employees. Staffers got the news on Monday in an email. These latest cuts come just 2 weeks after the company…

Uber Reportedly Offered To Acquire GrubHub

(CNN) - Uber has Uber Eats and now it wants GrubHub, too. Ride Hail company Uber reportedly made an offer to buy competitor GrubHub. While neither company is confirming a deal, GrubHub's stock surged 35% on the news. The…

Uber To Require Drivers, Riders Wear Masks

(CNN) - Whether you're an Uber driver or rider you'll need to start wearing a mask. Executives decided last week that it will require face coverings when using the platform in certain countries, including the United States. The requirement…

Uber Offers 10M Free Rides To Health Workers, Elderly

(CNN) - Uber is now offering 10 million free rides to health care workers and seniors during the coronavirus pandemic. The company said it's working directly with cities, food banks, and hospitals to get people what they need. Uber…

Uber and Lyft suspend shared ride options

NBC- Uber and Lyft customers will no longer be able to request shared rides due to the coronavirus pandemic. Andrew Macdonald, senior vice president of Uber Rides and Platform, said in a series…