A driver with a phone.
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Shara Dae Howard
March 09, 2020 - 9:29 pm
Uber and Lyft drivers say they are doing their best to keep safe during the coronavirus outbreak, but they haven't been getting much support from ride-hailing companies. Read more here.
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March 09, 2020 - 11:58 am
Governments are announcing policies to stop the spread of the the novel coronavirus and soften the financial impact on companies and workers. However, the global response has thus far ignored how the outbreak will affect a group of people who over the past decade have become an essential...
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A SuperShuttle vehicle is seen parked in Miami, Florida on Friday.
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Kimberly Adams
December 15, 2019 - 6:25 pm
If you use SuperShuttle airport services, you might want to find another way to go. The airport transportation company is reportedly planning to cease operations permanently, after 36 years, by December 31. Read more here.
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AP News
December 06, 2019 - 1:08 pm
Uber, as part of a long anticipated safety report, revealed that more than 3,000 sexual assaults were reported during its U.S. rides in 2018.
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AP News
November 15, 2019 - 9:50 am
New Jersey is seeking more than $640 million from Uber in taxes and penalties, saying the ride-hailing company misclassified its drivers as independent contractors. Read more here.
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AG Josh Shapiro meets with Uber, Lyft drivers.
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Kim Glovas
September 03, 2019 - 5:55 pm
Uber and Lyft drivers appealed to Shapiro to change rules for independent contractors.
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Ahmed Elgaafary
Chester County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
August 15, 2019 - 12:35 pm
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — An Uber driver has been convicted in Chester County court of raping a passenger he picked up at Valley Forge Casino in February 2018. Ahmed Elgaafary, 27, showed no emotion as the verdict was read, guilty on all counts including rape of an unconscious person, and...
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Justin Udo
June 20, 2019 - 8:02 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a law Thursday requiring ride-hailing vehicles to take some extra precautions to help ensure their passenger’s safety. Sami's Law is named after the New Jersey woman who was abducted and killed in South Carolina back in March after she...
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June 18, 2019 - 1:19 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook already rules daily communication for more than two billion people around the world. Now it wants its own currency, too. The social network unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency similar to Bitcoin for global use, one that could drive more...
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Mike Dougherty
June 06, 2019 - 3:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As reliance on Uber and Lyft expands, lawmakers in Pennsylvania sat in on a public hearing to learn what it's like to work for those companies. Drivers say working conditions have deteriorated in the past couple of years and it's only gotten worse with both ride-...
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