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Uber, Lyft paid nearly $100K to firm of NAACP leader who backed their ballot measure

Journey-hail drivers have held a number of protests in entrance of Uber’s San Francisco headquarters over the previous couple of years demanding to be categorized as staff. James Martin/PJDM Editors’ notice: 4 weeks after this story was revealed, Alice Huffman reportedly stated she’s stepping down as president of the California chapter of the NAACP, efficient Dec. […]

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Proposition 22, backed by Uber and Lyft, passes. Drivers say they’ll keep fighting

Trip-hail drivers and labor advocates have held a number of protests in opposition to gig financial system firms through the years. Dara Kerr/PJDM The opportunity of gig staff being labeled as staff in California is over. Uber, Lyft and different gig financial system firms declared victory on Wednesday after pouring greater than $205 million into their effort […]