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From being targeted for robbery to confrontational customers, 4 Amazon delivery drivers talk about what scares them during peak season

Business Insider spoke with four drivers who work as contracted Amazon delivery drivers about the dangers they face during the winter months, from navigating dark, rural roads and extreme weather conditions to dealing with difficult customers and package thieves. The delivery drivers we spoke to mentioned heightened safety concerns like […]
From being targeted for robbery to confrontational customers, 4 Amazon delivery drivers talk about what scares them during peak season
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Uber and Lyft shares soar after Californians approve Prop 22, allowing ride-hailing companies to continue classifying their drivers as contractors

Uber and Lyft shares jumped more than 15% in pre-market trading on Wednesday after California voters approved Proposition 22. The ballot measure’s passage means the ride-hailing companies can continue to classify their drivers as independent contractors instead of employees, exempting them from Assembly Bill 5, a state labour law passed […]
Uber and Lyft shares soar after Californians approve Prop 22, allowing ride-hailing companies to continue classifying their drivers as contractors