Bloomberg Law
Dec. 23, 2020, 12:01 PM

LABOR BRIEFING: Uber’s California Fight Doesn’t End With Prop 22

Patricio Chile
Patricio Chile
Team Leader

The California Public Utilities Commission’s threat to suspend Uber Technologies Inc.’s operating license shows that the state isn’t about to relinquish oversight even after voters approved a hands-off approach to regulating gig employers’ business models.

Battle Looming: Both sides are preparing for a fight over the commission’s recent order that Uber turn over information on witnesses to alleged incidents of sexual harassment and assault. The commission also wants Uber to disclose who wrote the company’s industry-first, and only, safety report. The commission has threatened to fine Uber $59 million and pull its license if the information isn’t produced by ...