California sues Uber, Lyft over misclassifying drivers as contractors

California and three of its largest cities on Tuesday sued Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc, accusing them of classifying their drivers improperly as independent contractors instead of employees, evading workplace protections and withholding worker benefits. Reuters: Technology News BEST … Read more…

Uber must face lawsuit claiming it stifled competition, drove out rival Sidecar

Uber Technologies Inc was ordered by a U.S. judge on Friday to face a lawsuit claiming its illegal predatory pricing and other anticompetitive practices stifled competition, and drove rival Sidecar Technologies Inc out of business. Reuters: Technology News BEST DEAL … Read more…