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Ballard News-Tribune
Second Wednesday of the monthAt Large in Ballard: By Peggy Sturdivant The first Ballard District Council
Second Wednesday of the month
Ballard News-Tribune / Posted an hour ago
At Large in Ballard: By Peggy Sturdivant The first Ballard District Council meeting of the year took place on January 13, 2016. If you’re unfamiliar with the existence of the Ballard District Council (BDC), its members... Read more
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Crosscut
City delays police reform package, begs for patience“You have to ask yourself,” said City Attorney Pete Holmes Wednesday, sitting a
City delays police reform package, begs for patience
Crosscut / Posted 10 hours ago
“You have to ask yourself,” said City Attorney Pete Holmes Wednesday, sitting at a conference table on the third floor of City Hall, “Why are we now under a consent decree?” Holmes was surrounded by members of the Community Police Commission (CPC),... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Holmes tells City Council to ‘get this right’ and wait on police-reform planSeattle City Attorney Pete Holmes sent a letter Thursday asking the City Counci
Holmes tells City Council to ‘get this right’ and wait on police-reform plan
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes sent a letter Thursday asking the City Council to take no action on police-accountability legislation pushed by a citizen-advisory body until the city receives further guidance from the federal judge overseeing... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Thanks to Fitbit and Reddit, a husband found out he and his wife are pregnant A couple initially believed that the wife's Fitbit was defective, but thanks
Thanks to Fitbit and Reddit, a husband found out he and his wife are pregnant
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted yesterday
A couple initially believed that the wife's Fitbit was defective, but thanks to the power of... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Your Valentine’s Day date could be a dog, and we mean that literallyThanks to Fitbit and Reddit, a husband found out he and his wife are pregnantTh
Your Valentine’s Day date could be a dog, and we mean that literally
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted yesterday
Thanks to Fitbit and Reddit, a husband found out he and his wife are pregnantThanks to Fitbit and Reddit, a husband found out he and his wife are pregnant A couple initially believed that the wife's Fitbit was defective, but thanks to the power of... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
92 percent of students prefer physical books to e-readersThanks to Fitbit and Reddit, a husband found out he and his wife are pregnantTh
92 percent of students prefer physical books to e-readers
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted yesterday
Thanks to Fitbit and Reddit, a husband found out he and his wife are pregnantThanks to Fitbit and Reddit, a husband found out he and his wife are pregnant A couple initially believed that the wife's Fitbit was defective, but thanks to the power of... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Google expands its self-driving car program to Washington stateThanks to Fitbit and Reddit, a husband found out he and his wife are pregnantTh
Google expands its self-driving car program to Washington state
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted yesterday
Thanks to Fitbit and Reddit, a husband found out he and his wife are pregnantThanks to Fitbit and Reddit, a husband found out he and his wife are pregnant A couple initially believed that the wife's Fitbit was defective, but thanks to the power of... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Server crash brings IRS e-file system down, but not for longWant to do your taxes while wading through traffic? Use these tax apps for Andr
Server crash brings IRS e-file system down, but not for long
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted yesterday
Want to do your taxes while wading through traffic? Use these tax apps for Android and iOSWant to do your taxes while wading through traffic? Use these tax apps for Android and iOS The deadline for filing your taxes steadily approaching. For those... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Injured Panthers linebacker playing in the Super Bowl with 3D-printed arm braceThanks to Fitbit and Reddit, a husband found out he and his wife are pregnantTh
Injured Panthers linebacker playing in the Super Bowl with 3D-printed arm brace
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted yesterday
Thanks to Fitbit and Reddit, a husband found out he and his wife are pregnantThanks to Fitbit and Reddit, a husband found out he and his wife are pregnant A couple initially believed that the wife's Fitbit was defective, but thanks to the power of... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Google is testing drones for 5G Internet deliveryThanks to Fitbit and Reddit, a husband found out he and his wife are pregnantTh
Google is testing drones for 5G Internet delivery
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted yesterday
Thanks to Fitbit and Reddit, a husband found out he and his wife are pregnantThanks to Fitbit and Reddit, a husband found out he and his wife are pregnant A couple initially believed that the wife's Fitbit was defective, but thanks to the power of... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Seattle scientist still pushes to lift funding ban on gun-violence studiesHarborview Medical Center’s Dr. Fred Rivara was 46 when Congress first froze fu
Seattle scientist still pushes to lift funding ban on gun-violence studies
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
Harborview Medical Center’s Dr. Fred Rivara was 46 when Congress first froze funding for federal research into the public-health effects of gun violence. He’s 66 now and, two decades later, the Seattle injury-prevention expert is still fighting to... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Schedule workers as you would have them schedule youIMAGINE you own a small restaurant and you just hired a new server. She’s looki
Schedule workers as you would have them schedule you
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 days ago
IMAGINE you own a small restaurant and you just hired a new server. She’s looking forward to starting, she insists, though she won’t tell you exactly when. But don’t worry, she says, she’ll call you every Sunday to give you her schedule for the... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Feds OK Google's 'true' driverless carsYour Valentine’s Day date could be a dog, and we mean that literallyYour Valent
Feds OK Google's 'true' driverless cars
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 2 days ago
Your Valentine’s Day date could be a dog, and we mean that literallyYour Valentine’s Day date could be a dog, and we mean that literally Valentine's Day is around the corner and you just realized that you don't have a date. How about giving man's... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
92 percent of students prefer physical books to e-readersYour Valentine’s Day date could be a dog, and we mean that literallyYour Valent
92 percent of students prefer physical books to e-readers
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 2 days ago
Your Valentine’s Day date could be a dog, and we mean that literallyYour Valentine’s Day date could be a dog, and we mean that literally Valentine's Day is around the corner and you just realized that you don't have a date. How about giving man's... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Feds OK Google's 'true' driverless carsYour Valentine’s Day date could be a dog, and we mean that literallyYour Valent
Feds OK Google's 'true' driverless cars
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 2 days ago
Your Valentine’s Day date could be a dog, and we mean that literallyYour Valentine’s Day date could be a dog, and we mean that literally Valentine's Day is around the corner and you just realized that you don't have a date. How about giving man's... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
92 percent of students prefer physical books to e-readers According to research from linguistics professor at American University, Naom
92 percent of students prefer physical books to e-readers
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 3 days ago
According to research from linguistics professor at American University, Naomi Baron, linguistics professor 92 percent of students... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Laborers in gig economy drive legal, political battle over the nature of workOut of work after years with a stable job, Kerry Boozenny turned to a less pred
Laborers in gig economy drive legal, political battle over the nature of work
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
Out of work after years with a stable job, Kerry Boozenny turned to a less predictable kind of employment. On Monday of a recent week, Boozenny, who is 52, helped someone with shipping and mail. On Tuesday, she did some administrative work in an... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Alzheimer’s art exhibit takes away fear, sows hopeIt all started with a bike ride. Lynn Black and her husband, Dennis Black, wer
Alzheimer’s art exhibit takes away fear, sows hope
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 days ago
It all started with a bike ride. Lynn Black and her husband, Dennis Black, were riding one afternoon in 2005. They agreed on an end point, and she was off. It was an ordinary afternoon for the couple of 54 years, until it wasn’t. She arrived at... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Black men line Seattle school walkway to send a message to studentsOrganizers had hoped 100 black men would show up at Seattle’s South Shore PK-8
Black men line Seattle school walkway to send a message to students
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 days ago
Organizers had hoped 100 black men would show up at Seattle’s South Shore PK-8 School on Monday morning, part of National African-American Parent Involvement Day. Twice that number turned out, greeting students with enthusiastic high-fives and... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
92 percent of students prefer physical books to e-readers According to research from linguistics professor at American University, Naom
92 percent of students prefer physical books to e-readers
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 4 days ago
According to research from linguistics professor at American University, Naomi Baron, linguistics professor 92 percent of students... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
92 percent of students prefer physical books to e-readers According to research from linguistics professor at American University, Naom
92 percent of students prefer physical books to e-readers
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 4 days ago
According to research from linguistics professor at American University, Naomi Baron, linguistics professor 92 percent of students... Read more
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WALB Albany
92 percent of students prefer physical books to e-readers According to research from linguistics professor at American University, Naom
92 percent of students prefer physical books to e-readers
WALB Albany / Posted 4 days ago
According to research from linguistics professor at American University, Naomi Baron, linguistics professor 92 percent of students... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
92 percent of students prefer physical books to e-readers According to research from linguistics professor at American University, Naom
92 percent of students prefer physical books to e-readers
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 4 days ago
According to research from linguistics professor at American University, Naomi Baron, linguistics professor 92 percent of students... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
92 percent of students prefer physical books to e-readers According to research from linguistics professor at American University, Naom
92 percent of students prefer physical books to e-readers
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 4 days ago
According to research from linguistics professor at American University, Naomi Baron, linguistics professor 92 percent of students... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
92 percent of students prefer physical books to e-readers According to research from linguistics professor at American University, Naom
92 percent of students prefer physical books to e-readers
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 4 days ago
According to research from linguistics professor at American University, Naomi Baron, linguistics professor 92 percent of students... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
92 percent of students prefer physical books to e-readers According to research from linguistics professor at American University, Naom
92 percent of students prefer physical books to e-readers
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 4 days ago
According to research from linguistics professor at American University, Naomi Baron, linguistics professor 92 percent of students... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Hold Monsanto accountable for devastating impacts of PCB pollution in the DuwamishSeattle City Attorney Pete Holmes announced the city is suing Monsanto to help
Hold Monsanto accountable for devastating impacts of PCB pollution in the Duwamish
The Seattle Times / Posted 5 days ago
Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes announced the city is suing Monsanto to help pay for soaring cleanup costs. The city is seeking a measure of financial relief as it faces greater pressure from federal and state environmental requirements. The... Read more
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The Columbian
Seattle council may tackle ‘livable’ schedules for area workersHaving recently passed paid sick-time standards and a higher minimum wage for w
Seattle council may tackle ‘livable’ schedules for area workers
The Columbian / Posted 5 days ago
Having recently passed paid sick-time standards and a higher minimum wage for workers, the Seattle City Council might next consider legislation requiring more consistent and livable schedules for employees of companies like Starbucks. Two council... Read more
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Ballard News-Tribune
Notice of ViolationAt Large In Ballard: By Peggy Sturdivant I am one of the orange vest volunte
Notice of Violation
Ballard News-Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
At Large In Ballard: By Peggy Sturdivant I am one of the orange vest volunteers conducting a street survey of property parcels in Ballard. There are over 60 of us working house-to-house and block-to-block to review pre-1965... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Instead of chocolates, Motorola offers promotions for Valentine's Day Forgo chocolates this year for something high tech. Forgo chocolates this ye
Instead of chocolates, Motorola offers promotions for Valentine's Day
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 6 days ago
Forgo chocolates this year for something high tech. Forgo chocolates this year for something high... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Instead of chocolates, Motorola offers promotions for Valentine's Day Forgo chocolates this year for something high tech. Forgo chocolates this ye
Instead of chocolates, Motorola offers promotions for Valentine's Day
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 6 days ago
Forgo chocolates this year for something high tech. Forgo chocolates this year for something high... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Pang of guilt in Seattle over Chai’s death in Oklahoma City ZooWOODLAND Park Zoo and Seattle city officials should feel a pang of guilt over t
Pang of guilt in Seattle over Chai’s death in Oklahoma City Zoo
The Seattle Times / Posted 7 days ago
WOODLAND Park Zoo and Seattle city officials should feel a pang of guilt over the death of Chai, the 37-year-old Asian elephant that delighted generations of visitors before being shipped to the Oklahoma City Zoo. Less than a year after that arduous... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Obama to propose $10 tax on barrel of imported oilObama health care law posts respectable sign-up seasonObama health care law pos
Obama to propose $10 tax on barrel of imported oil
WSMV Nashville / Posted 7 days ago
Obama health care law posts respectable sign-up seasonObama health care law posts respectable sign-up season The Obama administration says 12.7 million people have signed up for private insurance or renewed coverage under the president's health care... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Injured Panthers linebacker playing in the Super Bowl with 3D-printed arm brace Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis broke his arm a few weeks ago in th
Injured Panthers linebacker playing in the Super Bowl with 3D-printed arm brace
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 7 days ago
Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis broke his arm a few weeks ago in the NFC title... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Seattle council may tackle ‘livable’ schedules for area workersHaving recently passed paid sick-time standards and a higher minimum wage for w
Seattle council may tackle ‘livable’ schedules for area workers
The Seattle Times / Posted 7 days ago
Having recently passed paid sick-time standards and a higher minimum wage for workers, the Seattle City Council might next consider legislation requiring more consistent and livable schedules for employees of companies like Starbucks. Two council... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Seattle council members grill City Light nomineeThe barbecue may have been better in his last city, but Larry Weis got a Pacifi
Seattle council members grill City Light nominee
The Seattle Times / Posted 8 days ago
The barbecue may have been better in his last city, but Larry Weis got a Pacific Northwest-style grilling Thursday at a Seattle City Council energy-committee meeting. The former general manager of Austin, Texas’ public electric utility, who stepped... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Man shot on bus had reached $42K settlement with cityD’Vontaveous Hoston, 22, was shot in the face by one of two men who apparently
Man shot on bus had reached $42K settlement with city
The Seattle Times / Posted 8 days ago
D’Vontaveous Hoston, 22, was shot in the face by one of two men who apparently targeted him on the Route 132 bus at Fourth Avenue South and South Holgate Street, police said. An 18-year-old Federal Way man was arrested by police for investigation of... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Wall Street’s impact on Seattle’s housing affordabilityDID you know that Wall Street speculators, just like those recently portrayed i
Wall Street’s impact on Seattle’s housing affordability
The Seattle Times / Posted 8 days ago
DID you know that Wall Street speculators, just like those recently portrayed in the Oscar-nominated movie, “The Big Short,” are becoming major landlords across the country? Nationally, hedge funds and private-equity firms have amassed 200,000... Read more
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Crosscut
Why it will be so hard to end youth incarcerationIn 1994, 11-year-old Robert “Yummy” Sandifer was shot to death by a boy only th
Why it will be so hard to end youth incarceration
Crosscut / Posted 8 days ago
In 1994, 11-year-old Robert “Yummy” Sandifer was shot to death by a boy only three years his senior. Before his murder, Yummy himself had killed a teenage girl. When the news broke, the nation recoiled, and ordinary citizens and political leaders... Read more
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Crosscut
Sawant's rent control plan is DOA in OlympiaNo one imagined Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant’s rent control proposa
Sawant's rent control plan is DOA in Olympia
Crosscut / Posted 8 days ago
No one imagined Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant’s rent control proposal would be wildly popular in the Washington Legislature, but it appears city lobbyists have barely been pushing the idea, even though it’s on the city’s legislative to-do... Read more
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Crosscut
Murray goes big on housing levyEd Murray unveils his housing levy proposal. Credit: David Kroman For a develo
Murray goes big on housing levy
Crosscut / Posted 8 days ago
Ed Murray unveils his housing levy proposal. Credit: David Kroman For a developer of low-income housing wanting to want to add, say, 74 units in uptown or 16 units in Columbia City or 84 units in Mount Baker, the financing is likely to be built on a... Read more
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Ballard News-Tribune
Where Is our zoo’s public accountability?Treatment of elephants sparks calls for zoo boycott Woodland Park Zoo (WPZ) ha
Where Is our zoo’s public accountability?
Ballard News-Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
Treatment of elephants sparks calls for zoo boycott Woodland Park Zoo (WPZ) has, once again, shown contempt for public opinion by recently transferring legal ownership of its elephants to two other zoos. Sri... Read more
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The Tyee
In Portland, a Once Unwelcome Tent City Becomes 'Dignity Village'The 'Dignity Village' home of Rick Proudfoot, a longtime resident who works in
In Portland, a Once Unwelcome Tent City Becomes 'Dignity Village'
The Tyee / Posted 11 days ago
The 'Dignity Village' home of Rick Proudfoot, a longtime resident who works in the site's main office. Photo by Seattle City Council. Creative Commons licensed. On a frigid January morning, a tour through Portland's Dignity Village follows the same... Read more
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Surfers Village
Lib Tech surfboards parent company opens new global HQMervin headquarters located in uber-green Seattle building Surfersvillage Glob
Lib Tech surfboards parent company opens new global HQ
Surfers Village / Posted 14 days ago
Mervin headquarters located in uber-green Seattle building Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 29 January, 2016 - Mervin Manufacturings new global headquarters are located in STONE 34 the first building approved by the Seattle City council as part of... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Why Freelancers Need A Nonpayment LawFull-time employees don’t usually have to track down their managers to remind t
Why Freelancers Need A Nonpayment Law
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 15 days ago
Full-time employees don’t usually have to track down their managers to remind them it’s payday. Paychecks typically come in a regular, timely fashion, every week or two. There are laws governing this kind of thing. But for the 54 million independent... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Quinn: Lyft, lucky and niceThat's my take of news that Lyft, the ride-booking firm, has settled a lawsuit
Quinn: Lyft, lucky and nice
Inside Bay Area / Posted 15 days ago
That's my take of news that Lyft, the ride-booking firm, has settled a lawsuit over whether its 100,000 California drivers should be classified as employees. By paying out $12.25 million and giving drivers a few concessions, Lyft, the main rival to... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Quinn: Lyft, lucky and niceThat's my take of news that Lyft, the ride-booking firm, has settled a lawsuit
Quinn: Lyft, lucky and nice
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 15 days ago
That's my take of news that Lyft, the ride-booking firm, has settled a lawsuit over whether its 100,000 California drivers should be classified as employees. By paying out $12.25 million and giving drivers a few concessions, Lyft, the main rival to... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Quinn: For Lyft, niceness pays offIt pays to be lucky. And nice. That’s my take of news that Lyft, the ride-hail
Quinn: For Lyft, niceness pays off
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
It pays to be lucky. And nice. That’s my take of news that Lyft, the ride-hailing firm, has settled a lawsuit over whether its 100,000 California drivers should be classified as employees. By paying out $12.25 million and giving drivers a few... Read more
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The Fremont Argus
Quinn: Lyft, lucky and niceThat's my take of news that Lyft, the ride-booking firm, has settled a lawsuit
Quinn: Lyft, lucky and nice
The Fremont Argus / Posted 16 days ago
That's my take of news that Lyft, the ride-booking firm, has settled a lawsuit over whether its 100,000 California drivers should be classified as employees. By paying out $12.25 million and giving drivers a few concessions, Lyft, the main rival to... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Quinn: Lyft, lucky and niceThat's my take of news that Lyft, the ride-hailing firm, has settled a lawsuit
Quinn: Lyft, lucky and nice
Silicon Valley / Posted 16 days ago
That's my take of news that Lyft, the ride-hailing firm, has settled a lawsuit over whether its 100,000 California drivers should be classified as employees. By paying out $12.25 million and giving drivers a few concessions, Lyft, the main rival to... Read more
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