Johana Bhuiyan

Los Angeles Times business reporter covering the technology industry with a focus on accountability

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Will Uber and Lyft be able to exempt drivers from full employment protections?

The California Supreme Court’s Dynamex decision created a new test for what kind of work qualifies someone as an employee in the state.

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The gig economy has made it easy and fast to order food, groceries, or a ride.

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