California appeals court rules Uber, Lyft must reclassify drivers as employees

A California appeals court on Thursday unanimously ruled against ride-hailing companies Uber Technologies and Lyft, saying they must reclassify their drivers in the state as employees.¬†While the ruling does not take effect before a Nov. 3 company-sponsored ballot measure that will give voters the chance to decide the future status of gig workers, it narrows the companies’ options should their ballot fail…