Lyft said in a statement to The Washington Post that "the safety and comfort of the Lyft community is our top priority, and we have deactivated this driver." Lyft also tells drivers to refer to local regulations for using cameras while driving riders. The company notes on its help page that some cities and states may require drivers to disclose the presence of recording devices while others may bar recording devices. … [Read more...] about Uber and Lyft suspend driver who secretly livestreamed passengers
The parent company of Ola and Uber, ANI Technologies which has invested in Ola and US-based Uber Technology Inc’s Indian subsidiary Uber India, moved the Delhi High Court against the two above-mentioned taxi unions for allegedly disrupting their services. … [Read more...] about No Relief For Agitating Ola, Uber Drivers In Delhi
Justice Endlaw seems to have no mercy for the unions that called for strike. Even in the last hearing, he had directed Ola and Uber taxi drivers on strike to settle their disputes through mediation and directed them to end their agitation after the two taxi unions told the court that they have not reached a settlement with the companies. … [Read more...] about Delhi HC Permanently Restrains Two Ola, Uber Driver Unions From Strike
Cosharing is changing the face of the traditional officeCosharing is the wave of the future. In fact, some say it has already become a fixture in the commercial real estate market. The numbers are impressive. For example, in June of 2015, WeWork, New York City’s largest commercial real estate tenant and a leader in the coworking space, received a valuation of $10 billion. A recent survey of over 200 major commercial real estate organizations found that 40% are considering coworking spaces. There has been a proliferation of cosharing spaces and enablers in the United States, Europe and Asia. … [Read more...] about Shared Office Space – The “Uber” of Commercial Real Estate?
Local RegulationsGig economy industries are often subject to a large amount of local regulations, even with respect to whether they can operate at all. For example, taxi ordinances in many locations prohibit ride sharing services. However, the landscape regarding these laws is evolving. Miami-Dade County, Florida recently approved an ordinance to permit operation of Lyft and Uber. Along with permission to operate, however, the ride sharing services are now subject to various county regulations and requirements. As more and more localities address ride-sharing and other gig economy services, we may see requirements that include typical employment-related protections, such as prevailing wage requirements. … [Read more...] about Be Uber Prepared To Do Business In Gig Economy