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California adds wage, benefit protections for gig workers

Sep. 18, 2019 7:17 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's governor on Wednesday signed sweeping labor legislation that aims to give wage and benefit protections to rideshare drivers at companies such as Uber and Lyft and to as many as a million workers across other industries. The closely watched proposal could have national...

Passenger found dead after 20-mile wrong-way journey

Sep. 3, 2019 2:20 PM EDT

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a wrong-way driver told law enforcement that a man found dead along a Missouri highway had jumped out of his pickup truck. Forty-one-year-old Myron Lee Tillman, of Lilbourn, is jailed on $10,000 bond on charges of leaving the scene of an accident and another...

Top registry official fired after fatal motorcycle accident

Aug. 20, 2019 4:46 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The director of the state agency that stopped processing alerts from other states about Massachusetts drivers who had broken traffic laws has been fired. The Registry of Motor Vehicles' Merit Rating Board voted Tuesday to fire Thomas Bowes as director of the rating agency. Troubles at the RMV...