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In Wake Of Wuhan Virus, California Needs To Suspend Its Ban On Gig Work

The economy is already under pressure. No laws should prevent freelancers from using their labor as best they can to see themselves through this pandemic.

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Posted in Apple California Economy Local Masters of the Universe Silicon Valley Tech Tim Cook

California Court Orders Apple to Pay Employees for Time Lost to Bag Searches

Tech giant Apple, one of the wealthiest companies on Earth, has been ordered by the California Supreme Court to compensate employees for time lost due…

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Posted in California Dara Khosrowshahi Economy gig economy Lyft Masters of the Universe Politics ridesharing Tech Uber

Uber Loses $8.5 Billion in 2019, Expects Profitability in 2020

According to Uber’s fourth-quarter earnings released on Thursday, the company lost $1.1 billion for the three-month period but expects to be profitable by the end…

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How More Conservative Cities Are Benefitting From California’s Demise

The roaring Trump economy, along with California’s political and cultural suicidal tendencies, will ensure the American West’s economic boom will continue for years to come.

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Posted in California Donald Trump Economy Gavin Newsom homelessness Politics Pre-Viral state budgets taxpayer money

Democrat CA Gov. Gavin Newsom Seeking $750,000 in Taxpayer Money to Pay Rent for Homeless

Democrat California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday that he is seeking $750,000 in a fund that includes taxpayer money to pay rent for the homeless.

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Gig Economy Bans Would Put Freelance Writers Like Me Out Of Business

Vox Media announced they will be cutting hundreds of freelance writers to prepare for Assembly Bill 5 to go into effect in California at the…

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Posted in California Economy gig economy Local Lyft Masters of the Universe Postmates Tech Uber

Uber, Postmates Sue California to Stop Gig Worker Law

Ride-sharing giant Uber and courier service Postmates have filed a lawsuit aimed at putting the brakes on California’s new law that will reclassify gig workers…

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Gavin Newsom Brags About His Record Fighting Homelessness in California

California Governor Gavin Newsom boasted about his state’s effort to fight the crisis of homelessness in the state, as President Donald Trump criticized California politicians…

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California Faces Lowest Population Growth Since 1900 After Decades Of Economically Ignorant Policies

Thanks to excessive regulations, rent control, and increased homelessness among other things, more people are leaving California than entering it.

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Posted in California data privacy Economy Facebook Lyft Masters of the Universe Politics Silicon Valley Tech Uber

Facebook, Uber Plan to Defy New California Laws Taking Effect in 2020

In a display of unapologetic defiance, Silicon Valley giants including Facebook and Uber are planning to ignore new California laws scheduled to take effect in…

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Posted in California Economy GoFundMe homeless homeless epidemic homelessness Local Pre-Viral

Activist Group Plans $3 Billion City to Solve California’s Homeless Problem

An activist group is planning a $3 billion city that includes dorm-style accommodations, communal televisions, and underground tunnels to house California’s homeless.

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Freelancers And Gig Workers Don’t Need Lawmakers To Help Them Out Of A Job

Unable to think of a new way forward, state lawmakers are relying on past solutions to improve the gig economy — and this will only…

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Waitress Receives $1,000 Tip After Restaurant Shuts Down for a Week

A California waitress who missed out on a week’s pay because the restaurant she worked at was shut down for the week received a $1,000…

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Posted in Adam Neumann Business California California Fires Capitalism Climate Change environmentalism Gavin Newsom LeBron James NASDAQ Pacific Gas and Electric Co. PG&E state legislatures WeWork woke wokeness

How Going Woke Makes Companies Like California Utilities And WeWork Go Broke

When you encounter company leaders more interested in spending resources on popular leftist causes than providing the best products to customers, run away as fast…

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