Levandowski previously admitted to downloading thousands of files relating to Google's self-driving car project onto his personal laptop in 2016 as he was preparing to leave the company.
Voters overwhelmingly approved Proposition 22 in November, allowing companies like Uber to continue classing drivers as independent contractors.
The boss asked politicians to "recognize the essential nature" of drivers while drawing up vaccine distribution plans, just weeks after Uber fought to keep them as contractors, not staff with benefits.
Uber, Lyft and other app-based work companies say the passage of Proposition 22 in California, which allows drivers to be classified as independent contractors instead of employees, will save the industry—and jobs. But not everyone's convinced it's a good deal for gig workers.
California voters approved a ballot measure allowing gig economy firms Uber and Lyft to continue to treat drivers as contractors, not employees. For labor activists, the battle is far from over.
General Motors and Nikola have been in ongoing talks about a potential partnership deal worth $2 billion.
A judge in London ruled that the company was "fit and proper" after its license was previously revoked over safety concerns.
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Uber is expanding the company's mask verification technology to passengers who have been reported by drivers for not covering their faces during rides.
Both companies will be allowed to continue operating through at least October while an appeal is heard.
The injunction and the lawsuit are the most potentially damaging challenges to the companies' businesses so far.
In his 34-page decision, the judge wrote that Lyft and Uber had demonstrated a "prolonged and brazen refusal" to comply with California's Assembly Bill 5.
Alvin Campbell is suspected of posing as a rideshare driver despite not working for the company since 2016.
Jesse Bright, of North Carolina, provided a video tutorial of how to handle yourself in a routine traffic stop.
The former driver said that he was terminated for denying people who weren't wearing masks rides, but the company cited several reports prior to his firing as the reason for his release.
Local police and members of the FBI detained Manfredonia without incident Wednesday outside of a Maryland truck stop.
Workers say Uber treats them like contract laborers to avoid paying minimum wage and overtime, reimbursing business expenses and providing other employee benefits like paid leave.
Lyft drivers filed a class action suit asking to be classified as employees rather than contractors, in order to get health insurance during the coronavirus pandemic.
The outbreak of novel coronavirus is challenging common practices in the gig economy, with companies facing increased political pressure to offer workers sick pay if they need time off.
Users of the car service app Uber are reporting outages around the world, including not being able to login to the app.
Medford Police detectives Antonio Gonzalez-Salinas, 51, "repeatedly locked the doors as he was sexually assaulting" the 21-year-old victim.
"We didn't just want to improve on the car. We wanted to reimagine transportation as if the car had never existed," Cruise CEO Dan Ammann wrote in a blog post this week.
An Ontario woman said her driver sped through several stop signs during the trip.
The driver said he feared for his life when he was threatened with a gun after realizing the man in his vehicle wasn't the one who had booked the ride.
Uber received nearly 6,000 reports of sexual assault in the United States over a two-year time span.
As Uber loses its license to operate in the capital, we look various other travel options open to tourists, including affordable ways of getting around.
"We have robust systems and checks in place to confirm the identity of drivers and will soon be introducing a new facial matching process," Uber said after its London license was rejected.
Before you write off this idea to save the tech company, ask yourself: How much would I pay for this app?