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23 May 2019

USA: Gig economy companies campaign for policies stripping workers from basic labour rights & protection, says report

Author: Maya Pinto, Rebecca Smith & Irene Tung, National Employment Law Project (NELP) (USA)

"Rights at Risk: Gig Companies’ Campaign to Upend Employment as We Know It", May 2019...

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21 May 2019

Lyft did not respond

Author: Lyft

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21 May 2019

Uber, Lyft & other ride-hailing co. drivers stage global strike over pay & working conditions

In May 2019, Uber drivers went on strike in the UK, US and other countries, including Brazil and Australia, to demand better pay and working conditions ahead of the ride-hailing app’s flotation on the stock market....

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9 May 2019

USA: Lyft fights to avoid class action lawsuit over alleged disability discrimination of users

Author: Samantha Maldonado, Politico

"Lyft fights to avoid Americans with Disabilities Act in federal court", 2 May 2019...

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1 May 2019

USA: Businesses urge Tennessee lawmakers not to pass legislation that could allow discrimination against LGBTQ people

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Article
2 April 2019

USA: Disability Rights Advocates launches class-action lawsuit against Lyft for alleged disability discrimination by not providing wheelchair accessible vehicles

Author: Alexandra Stassinopoulos, The Daily Californian

"Lyft, Uber face class-action lawsuits for disability discrimination", 1 Apr 2019...

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Article
26 March 2019

Is Gig Work a Job? Uber and Others Are Maneuvering to Shape the Answer

Author: Noam Scheiber, New York Times (USA)

Uber and Lyft argue that their drivers are contractors because the drivers decide when, where and how long they work. Lyft says forcing it to classify them as employees “may require us to significantly alter our existing business model.”......

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25 March 2019

New Annual Briefing on legal accountability: The Future of Work: Litigating Labour Relationships in the Gig Economy

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Article
1 February 2019

USA: 2 ride-sharing companies sue to block new minimum-wage rule for drivers in New York City

Author: Ben Kesslen, NBC News

"Lyft sues over new rule that it pay its NYC drivers $17 an hour", 1 Feb 2019...

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Article
6 December 2018

USA: First minimum pay rate passed for ride-hailing app drivers

Author: Alexia Fernández Campbell, Vox

"New York City passes nation’s first minimum pay rate for Uber and Lyft drivers", 5 December 2018...

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