The practices of Uber and Lyft, the two most popular ridesharing applications in Pennsylvania, have drawn varied responses from the legal community. The growth of these companies, and their market shares, has raised legal implications for all involved: the state, cities, drivers, consumers, and the companies themselves. While we love the ease of these applications, we are also bombarded with news articles highlighting the problems in the industry. Explore the employment law issues related to ridesharing companies, the struggling regulatory state and proposals for effective regulation, and the privacy implications of ridesharing companies’ data collection practices.
Summary of ContentsEmployment Law Issues
Precautionary Federalism and the Sharing Economy