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SD officials hoping appeals court will avert Uber/Lyft shutdown


Last updated 8/20/2020 at 10:30am

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer and San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo are urging an appeals court to stay an injunction that could lead to a statewide shutdown of Uber and Lyft's operations at midnight Thursday, Aug. 20.

The rideshare companies recently lost a court battle regarding Assembly Bill 5, with a judge ruling the companies must classify their drivers as employees rather than independent contractors in order to comply with the law, which went into effect Jan. 1.

San Francisco-based Judge Ethan P. Schulman ruled in favor of California Attorney General Xavier Becerr...

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