The new opt-in feature lets women and nonbinary drivers prioritize passengers who fit the same description. But it's not a guarantee and is only available in a handful of cities for now.
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Companies are facing the consequences of providing flexible schedules with minimum employer responsibilities. The freedom from liability is troubling in an industry that is one of the most dangerous.
The City Council voted 8-0 in favor of the legislation. The companies argue that only the federal government has jurisdiction, and they may challenge it in court.