This Week in Rideshare: Cali vs Uber vs Cali…and Lyft.

California fights back, Uber hits a roadblock, and Lyft joins the fight. LegalRideshare breaks it down.

MONDAY 8/10/20

Out of the gate, Uber’s CEO Dara Khosrowshahi made headlines with his own op-ed, calling for “benefits funds” for gig workers. CNET reported:

TUESDAY 8/11/20

On Tuesday, we covered California’s devastating blow to Uber & Lyft after the judge ordered both companies to classify drivers as employees. CNBC talked with California’s AG who agreed:


By Wednesday, Uber ramped up its response, adding that it will pull out of California if ruling is not overturned.

THURSDAY 8/13/20

On Thursday, Uber was hammered again as they claimed drivers make $55,000 a year. CBS reported:

FRIDAY 8/14/20

On Friday, both Uber and Lyft are fighting back on Seattle’s plan to pay drivers more money. Geekwire reported:

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