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Uber Faces Off With California in Turning Point for Gig Workers

The stakes are higher than ever for Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc. as they line up Thursday against their most fearsome opponent yet -- their home state of California -- in the fight to determine whether ride-share drivers should be treated as employees with benefits.

GrubHub Ruling Draws New Line in Battles Over Driver Arbitration

If local Grubhub Inc. drivers deliver a restaurant’s desserts made from chocolate that traveled all the way from Switzerland, should that be enough to keep their wage claims in court? The Seventh Circuit recently said no, drawing a distinction that could send gig economy employment battles to private arbitration.

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Gig Economy Workers, App-Based Companies, and the Law

App-based companies and state governments are at odds over how to properly classify gig economy workers.

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