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Lyft’s Safety Report Shows Thousands Of Sexual Assaults Over 3 Years

Lyft’s Safety Report Shows Thousands Of Sexual Assaults Over 3 Years

Laurel Duggan Lyft reported 1,807 sexual assaults in 2019 in its first-ever safety report, released Thursday. The release mentioned that in 2019 the company received 156 reports of rape and 114 reports of attempted rape. The rideshare company’s release listed categories of sexual assault ranging from “non-consensual kissing of a non-sexual body part” to “non-consensual sexual penetration.” Reports of all five […]

What Will Segregated Society Look Like For The Unvaxxed?

What Will Segregated Society Look Like For The Unvaxxed?

Analysis by Dr. Joseph Mercola In 2020, the proposition that COVID-19 countermeasures would come to include forced vaccination and vaccine passports, resulting in a segregated society where only those participating in the COVID injection experiment have human rights, was labeled a wild conspiracy theory unworthy of discussion. Fast-forward to August 2, 2021, and Forbes announces, “No […]

Report: Lyft CEO Says Company May Cease Operations

Report: Lyft CEO Says Company May Cease Operations

At Height of Pandemic, Smith’s AB5 Could Mean Hundreds of Thousands of Lost Jobs, Lost Transportation for Seniors Valencia, CA – In yet another example of how Christy Smith’s signature legislation, AB5, is on the cusp of crushing Californians even further, Lyft CEO Logan Green said in a court filing that Lyft may have to […]

Lyft to Suspend Service in California as Gig Work Fight Escalate

Lyft to Suspend Service in California as Gig Work Fight Escalate

BY TOM OZIMEK Lyft announced it will halt its ride-sharing service in California on Thursday in response to a state law that requires them to make drivers employees instead of independent contractors. In a Thursday blog post, the company confirmed that the suspension will take effect on Aug. 20 at 11:59 p.m. PT, while urging support for a ballot […]

POLITICS | Race for the 25th – Garcia calls on state to drop lawsuit against Uber & Lyft

POLITICS | Race for the 25th – Garcia calls on state to drop lawsuit against Uber & Lyft

Valencia, CA – Mike Garcia, Republican congressional candidate for CA-25, today called on Sacramento politicians to drop their lawsuit against Uber & Lyft as businesses try to recover from the Coronavirus pandemic.    “Voters need look no further than this lawsuit to uphold job-killing AB5 if they want a sample of the liberal policies Christy […]

The Many Unintended Consequences of AB 5

The Many Unintended Consequences of AB 5

    By Edward Ring By now anyone who works as an independent contractor in California has heard of AB 5, which will force companies to reclassify them as employees. The justification for AB 5, which was reportedly written by the AFL-CIO, is to prevent companies from exploiting workers. Without AB 5, the reasoning goes, companies hire freelancers to […]

Uber, Lyft Prepared To Spend $90 Million Against Bill That Would Give Benefits To Drivers

Uber, Lyft Prepared To Spend $90 Million Against Bill That Would Give Benefits To Drivers

  AUDREY CONKLIN REPORTER   Silicon Valley giants Uber, Lyft and DoorDash are willing to spend $90 million to lobby against a California bill that would recognize drivers as employees rather than independent contractors. Some companies recognize employees as gig workers to avoid paying payroll taxes, above-minimum wages, overtime and complying with other wage and benefit […]

OPINION: Work-Hating California Seeks To Stop Freelance Workers

OPINION: Work-Hating California Seeks To Stop Freelance Workers

Kerry Jackson | Pacific Research Institute   California has a well-deserved reputation for being unfriendly to business. Depending on what happens in Sacramento this year, the environment for workers could become unpleasant, as well. An attack on workers’ freedom began nearly a year ago, when the California Supreme Court established a new legal standard for […]

Ventura County rideshare drivers can now serve passengers at local Navy bases

Ventura County rideshare drivers can now serve passengers at local Navy bases

Lyft, Uber and other app-based rideshare company drivers can now pick up and drop off customers at both Naval Base Ventura County Point Mugu and Port Hueneme locations. In the past, rideshare drivers have only been able to access local bases when dropping off passengers with defense department identification cards. The Navy’s new rideshare program […]

Organized labor circles Uber and Lyft in CA

Organized labor circles Uber and Lyft in CA
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