Margot Roosevelt

Margot Roosevelt covers California economic, labor and workplace issues for the Los Angeles Times. A former environmental reporter for The Times, she previously wrote for TIME Magazine as a foreign and national correspondent, for the Washington Post on the Congressional beat, and for the Orange County Register focusing on business and the Southern California economy.
Uber, Lyft say making drivers employees would ‘pose a risk to our businesses’

Executives from the ride-hailing companies wrote in an op-ed article that rather than classifying drivers as employees, they could provide more benefits.

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In Trump’s trade war with China, L.A. ports are ground zero

Trump's trade war has thrown a wrench into Southern California's supply chain, starting with ports that handle 48% of containerized China trade.