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Both Uber and Lyft have threatened to cease operations in the state after their appeal of a recent court decision was rejected.
- A California judge recently ruled that Uber and Lyft must classify their drivers as insured employees rather than independent contractors.
- Uber and Lyft appealed the decision but their appeals have been rejected.
- Both companies have threatened to leave the state on August 20th, the date which the new ruling is set to take effect.
- The state of New York is also considering similar legislation.
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