Saturday, March 6, 2021

Tag: Uber

Are taxpayers subsidizing Uber and Lyft campaign?

Somehow, Yes on 22 mailers got nonprofit status with the Post Office.

Author of ‘Abolish Silicon Valley’ Wendy Liu says tech must change

"There’s this extreme power discrepancy that’s being magnified by Silicon Valley in ways that are not necessarily new, but they’ve improved upon the ways it already existed."

Another big-money anti-tax front group emerges in SF

The Chamber of Commerce and GOP donors have created Fed UP SF to attack progressive taxes.

Mill Valley Film Fest brings wide-screen drama, intimate star power

This year's fest blows up with 80 features, dazzling tributes, a drive-in, and the addition of Doclands.

Foreign Correspondent: Trump plays both sides against the middle

Is he a hawk? Is he a peacenik? The president keeps us guessing.

Uber drivers protest billboard campaign

Company claims to support Black workers while undermining their rights with a state ballot initiative.

Screen Grabs: Two notorious tricksters return—as does the big screen(?)

This week sees the US release at last of what must be the most re-scheduled movie in history, Tenet. Christopher Nolan’s latest Rubik’s Cube-y sci-fi extravaganza was the highest-profile...

Drivers rally against Uber and Lyft extortion

About 70 drivers rallied outside Uber’s headquarters on Market Street on Thursday, decrying Uber and Lyft’s threat to cancel rideshare services in California in retaliation against an injunction order issued August 10...

Judge orders Uber, Lyft to treat drivers as employees

San Francisco Superior Court judge Ethan Schulman issued a prohibitory injunction ruling Monday stating that Uber and Lyft must cease classifying employees as independent contractors, as well as ordering...

Uber, Lyft drivers rally as state sues the companies

On Thursday, about 50 Uber and Lyft drivers joined a caravan outside  the Uber Greenlight Hub in Oakland demanding that the rideshare companies classify their drivers as employees and...