The Democratic senator suggested the ride-hailing companies aren't taking complaints of sexual misconduct by drivers seriously.
The law could transform the gig economy by requiring some companies to reclassify independent contractors as employees and provide added benefits.
“Lyft has continuously ignored and dismissed the stories of victims like me,” Alison Turkos said of her assault.
The legislation, which seeks to categorize many independent contractors as employees with more benefits, could upend the ride-hailing company’s business.
If signed by the governor, the legislation would force tech companies to reclassify independent contractors as employees and provide them with additional benefits.
An attorney representing 14 women who say they were assaulted by Lyft drivers called the company's updated policies a "cheap public relations stunt."
At a news conference, one woman recounted a horrific kidnapping and rape that she said took place after she summoned a Lyft ride using its app.
Hundreds of e-scooters could become lethal projectiles if swept up by the approaching hurricane.
Writer Kelly Barnhill described the terrifying experience of not knowing if her male driver was going to harm her or if he was just trying to charge her more.
The New Mexico congresswoman announced the bill the day of a nationwide ride-share drivers strike.
You shouldn’t have to do a lengthy safety check, but there are some red flags to look out for.
“We drivers are being exploited and being taken advantage of by these two giant companies,” one ride-hailing company driver said.
The rideshare companies are going the extra mile to drive more Americans to the polls.
The ride-share company is partnering with a bunch of nonprofits to make it happen.
The decision by New York’s City Council is a major blow to the tech companies.
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Jason Gargac reportedly filmed more than 700 rides for online audiences without his passengers' knowledge.
Eight out of 10 ride-hailing drivers in LA said they would like to join an organization that would help them press for better pay and working conditions.