California court rejects lawsuit challenging ride-share vote

The California Supreme Court rejected a lawsuit Wednesday that sought to overturn a ballot measure that kept app-based ride-hailing and delivery drivers independent contractors instead of employees eligible for benefits and job protections.

State and city attorney's offices seek injunction against Uber, Lyft

California's attorney general and local officials -- including the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office -- announced Wednesday they will seek a preliminary injunction to require Uber and Lyft to immediately stop classifying their drivers as independent contractors, as part of an ongoing battle over worker protections.