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New E-Scooter Rideshare Option Comes to Brooklyn

Published on Mar 23, 2021 at 8:21 am in Electric Scooters.

A new e-scooter service has been launched in the Brooklyn area. The company, Unagi Scooters, is offering a subscription-based model for customers that’s different than the traditional ridesharing options. The service officially launched on March 17 and is available in all five boroughs of New York City, Long Island, Westchester, and eastern New Jersey.

Uber Driver Arrested on Allegations of Kidnapping Woman in Massachusetts

Published on Mar 22, 2021 at 7:09 am in News.

An Uber driver in Massachusetts was arrested on kidnapping charges after allegedly trapping a woman inside his vehicle on Thursday, March 18, 2021.

The incident occurred in Brighton, around 8:30 p.m., near 1139 Commonwealth Avenue. Kamal Essalak, 47, of Acton, was later arrested on Saturday, March 20, near 7323 Avalon Drive. He is expected to be arraigned today in Brighton District Court.

Uber Reclassifies UK Drivers as Employees After Court Ruling

Published on Mar 17, 2021 at 7:36 am in News.

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In response to the UK Supreme Court’s ruling in February, Uber is reclassifying its 70,000 UK drivers from independent contractors to workers. The ruling determined that Uber drivers are not independent contractors because their activities are “very tightly defined and controlled by Uber.”