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May 26, 2023, 1:30 PM

Bill Mandating Uber, Lyft Driver Pay Rates Vetoed in Minnesota

Chris Marr
Chris Marr
Staff Correspondent

Lyft Inc. and Uber Technologies Inc. won’t have to follow state-mandated minimum driver pay or restrictions on how they deactivate drivers in Minnesota after Gov. Tim Walz vetoed rideshare legislation that the industry opposed.

Walz vetoed the legislation (HF 2369) and ordered a study of rideshare driver pay and working conditions.

“Rideshare drivers deserve fair wages and safe working conditions. I am committed to finding solutions that balance the interests of all parties, including drivers and riders,” Walz (DFL) said Thursday in announcing the veto. “This is not the right bill to achieve these goals.”

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