Uber, Lyft Drivers Still Employees in Calif ... for Now
San Francisco, CA (WorkersCompensation.com) – Whether companies like Uber and Lyft can treat their gig workers like independent contractors or must consider them employees has legal consequences extending to workers’ compensation coverage.
For the at least the near future, as the court held in People v. Uber Technologies Inc., Nos. A160701, A160706 (Cal. Ct. App. 10/22/20), in California, Uber and Lyft can’t classify their drivers as independent contractors, meaning that they ...
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