Uber has pledged 10 million free or discounted rides for those seeking to get the coronavirus vaccine, saying it wants to ensure transportation is not a barrier.
The battle between the powerhouses of the so-called gig economy and labor unions including the International Brotherhood of Teamsters could become the most expensive ballot measure in state history. Voters are weighing whether to create an exemption to a new state law aimed at providing wage and benefit protections to drivers.
Mask slackers will now have to provide photographic proof they’re wearing a face covering before boarding an Uber.
This month, Lyft and Uber were ordered by San Francisco Superior Court Judge Ethan Schulman to reclassify their drivers as employees instead of independent contractors under state law AB5, which took effect on Jan. 1.
Uber and Lyft are threatening to pull out of California by the end of the week if they are forced to classify their drivers as employees instead of independent contractors.
Uber said it will require drivers to take a selfie in the app to enforce the rule.
Uber has already imposed a hiring freeze and has offered up to 14 days of financial assistance to drivers and delivery workers who were diagnosed with COVID-19.
A North Texas Uber driver was out of work and off the ride-sharing platform after being told to quarantine at home.
An Uber driver in Fontana was arrested Sunday for allegedly raping a passenger he was driving home, authorities said.
In a statement, Uber said Kalanick is leaving the board to focus on his new business and philanthropic endeavors.
An Uber passenger gave his driver a big tip so the single mom could re-enroll in college.
Uber, as part of a long anticipated safety report, revealed that more than 3,000 sexual assaults were reported during its U.S. rides in 2018.
Ride-hailing company Uber broke ground Friday on a new office building on the edge of Downtown Dallas and Deep Ellum.
Uber is laying off 350 employees from its food delivery, autonomous vehicles, safety, insurance and other teams.
Uber is about to get in gear with the first step towards putting self-driving cars on the streets of Dallas and its suburbs.
In early November, the ride share company will begin developing high-definition maps of the city in early November and capture everyday road situations to recreate in testing.
Uber will open a brand new office in Dallas, officials announced on Tuesday.