Tag: Uber

New Case Forces Uber And Lyft To Offer Full-Time Benefits

UNITED STATES—A recent injunction filed in San Francisco could have significant repercussions on the ride-share industry. On August 10, San Francisco Superior Court ruled that Uber...

Uber To Ask Riders For “Mask-Selfies” Before Riding

SAN FRANCISCO—Uber's headquarters in San Francisco released a new policy requiring riders to provide photographic proof they’re wearing a mask before riding inside an...

Uber Likely To Pause California Operations

SAN FRANCISCO—Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi indicated the company is likely to shut down temporarily for a few months in California if a new court...

SF Judge Determines Uber, Lyft Drivers Should Be Employees

SAN FRANCISCO—On August 10, San Francisco judge Ethan Schulman issued a preliminary injunction that ordered Uber and Lyft to classify drivers in California as...

Uber Employees Allowed To Work Remotely Through June 2021

SAN FRANCISCO—On Tuesday, August 4, San Francisco’s Uber announced that its employees will be allowed to work remotely through the end of June 2021....

Uber Drivers Can Determine Their Own Fares

SAN FRANCISCO—Uber is allowing drivers to determine their own fares in certain parts of California including San Francisco as of Thursday, July 23. The fares...

Uber Acquires Postmates For $2.65 Billion

SAN FRANCISCO—Two San Francisco based delivery services are merging together; Uber announced on July 6 that it has acquired Postmates. Uber bought Postmates for...

Uber Partners With Marin Transit As It Ventures Into Public Transportation

SAN RAFAEL—Beginning Wednesday, July 1, Marin Transit Connect, an on-demand service that allows users to request rides in shuttle vans designated by Marin Transit...

Local “Ghost-Kitchen” Investigating Possible Arson Attempts

SAN FRANCISCO—A SoMa ghost kitchen owned and operated by CloudKitchens might have been targeted by an arsonist last week. Officials from the Los Angeles...

Uber Shuts Down Pier 70 Facility, Lays Off Thousands

SAN FRANCISCO—Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi sent a company-wide email on Monday, May 18, announcing the closure of the company’s Pier 70 facility in downtown...
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