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California Prop 22 “Gig Worker” Ballot Ruled Unconstitutional

Yahoo! News recently published an AFP article about the California voter-approved referendum that lets many “gig workers” be treated as independent contractors was ruled unconstitutional on Friday, August 21st, 2021, setting up more legal fights over the controversial measure. Known as Proposition 22, the labor legislation was heavily backed by Uber, Lyft and
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Country Singer Clare Dunn Assaulted by Nashville Lyft Driver

In an article recently published by PEOPLE, singer/songwriter Clare Dunn recounts that in the early morning of June 26, 2021, she was violently assaulted by her Lyft driver. Dunn recounts that that she had gone out for the night with friends and ordered a Lyft with one friend around midnight, requesting that the
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Raleigh, NC, area Uber Driver Muhammed Arslan Afzal Charged with Assaulting Female Passenger

A news story recently published by WRAL in Raleigh, NC, reports that on Thursday, July 22, 2021, Uber driver Muhammed Arslan Afzal was charged by the Wake County Sheriff with sexually assaulting a female passenger. Afzal faces charges of first-degree kidnapping, attempted second-degree forcible sex offense, indecent exposure and sexual assault. The victim
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Lyft Driver Charged with Sexually Assaulting 17-Year-Old

According to a story recently reported by Fox 5 Washington DC, Ejaz Hussain a Lyft driver from Gainsville, VA, has been charged with sexually assaulting a 17-year-old boy. On June 14, Prince William County police were called to investigate a sexual assault. The investigation revealed that the victim, a 17-year-old male juvenile, took
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