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Uber, Lyft Sink on US Department of Labor Worker Rule Proposal

Oct. 11, 2022, 1:40 PM

Shares of Uber and Lyft tumbled on Tuesday after the US Department of Labor announced a proposed rule change that would tweak the way that it determines if workers can be classified as employees or independent contractors.

  • Uber falls as much as 9.9%, while Lyft sinks as much as 11%
  • The Department of Labor said in a statement that it believes the new proposal will “help protect workers from misclassification”
    • READ: Labor Department Moves to Change Worker Classification Rule

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