Uber, Postmates Challenge California Labor Law in Federal Court

Uber, Postmates and two independent contractors asked a federal court in California Monday to block a new state law that requires certain gig economy companies to classify workers as employees, making them eligible for minimum wage, overtime and other protections. 

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Computer Umpires May Be Coming to Baseball

Computer plate umpires could be called up to Major League Baseball at some point during the next five seasons.Umpires agreed to cooperate with Major League Baseball in the development and testing of an automated ball-strike system as part of a five-year labor contract announced Saturday, two people familiar with the deal told The Associated Press.

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