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Fight Over Gig Workers Persists Despite Win for Uber and Lyft

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Last week’s election produced a crisp result in at least one high-stakes contest: California voters approved a ballot measure that exempts companies like Uber and...
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California Tax Revolt Faces a Retreat, 40 Years Later

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OAKLAND, Calif. — In 1978, a Los Angeles businessman named Howard Jarvis led an insurgent campaign to pass Proposition 13, a ballot measure that limited...
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‘Staggeringly High’: U.S. Jobless Claims Remained Elevated Last Week

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Applications for jobless benefits remained high last week, even as the collapse of stimulus talks in Washington raised fears of a new wave of layoffs....