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California 'gig worker' ballot ruled unconstitutional

A California voter-approved referendum that lets many "gig workers" be treated as independent contractors was ruled unconstitutional on Friday, setting up more legal fights over the controversial measure.

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Uber agrees world-first union deal for UK drivers

US ride-hailing giant Uber announced Wednesday a "historic" pact with a British trade union to represent its 70,000 drivers in the UK, after a court ruling granted them workers' rights.

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Uber rival Lyft to suspend California service

Uber rival Lyft said Thursday it will suspend its rideshare service in California rather than classify drivers as employees entitled to benefits under a new law.

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