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California seeks to enforce AB5, make Uber and Lyft drivers employees swiftly

San Francisco Chronicle 

California plans to file court documents on Wednesday seeking to compel Uber and Lyft to reclassify their drivers as employees within the next few weeks, which the companies said could jeopardize their businesses, possibly forcing them to shut down service in California or raise prices dramatically.

Attorney General Xavier Becerra and the city attorneys of San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego sued Uber and Lyft in May, saying their drivers were misclassified as independent contractors, when they should be employees under AB5, the state’s gig-work law that took effect Jan. 1.

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