The grocery delivery startup is making the change as fellow on-demand service Uber faces regulatory scrutiny for not classifying its drivers as employees.
California Labor Commission rules that a driver for the ride-hailing service is an employee and not an independent contractor. The decision could have ramifications for Uber's business model.
The beleaguered CEO of the struggling Internet pioneer delivers a "bold" strategic plan. She is cutting jobs, selling patents and real estate, and inviting would-be acquirers to speak up.
Livid drivers came to Uber's New York office to protest a rate cut from Friday. It's just the latest incident that has gotten the startup in hot water.
The ride-hailing company won't be on the hook to provide drivers with benefits like unemployment and health insurance.
In the battle over whether its drivers are independent contractors or employees, Uber has lost another skirmish.
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The trial that will determine whether ride-hailing drivers are employees or independent contractors is nearing. But Uber seeks to restrict the case to just three drivers, rather than a class of 160,000.
The world's largest social network now requires that its contractors pay employees a $15 hourly minimum wage and receive a minimum of 15 paid days off.
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