Vice-Presidential polls: 85% MPs vote till 2 PM; Modi, Manmohan cast ballot

Over 85 per cent votes were polled in the Vice Presidential election till 2 PM, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his predecessor Manmohan Singh casting their ballots early in the day, officials said. Of the 780 MPs in both Houses — another eight Rajya Sabha seats are vacant — around 670 … Read more

Massachusetts High Court Nixes Gig Worker Ballot Measure Sought by Uber, Lyft

New You can now listen to Insurance Journal articles! Transportation and delivery network companies including Uber, Lyft, DoorDash and Instacart have been dealt a setback in Massachusetts as the state’s high court has rejected their ballot proposals that sought to both cement their app-based drivers’ status as independent contractors and shield themselves from liability for … Read more

UK minister rows with rail unions ahead of mass strike ballot

Union leaders have warned of a concerted backlash if transport secretary Grant Shapps carries through on his threat to tighten industrial action laws to make rail strikes harder to carry out. Shapps issued his warning on Sunday as the RMT prepared to unveil on Wednesday morning the results of a strike ballot of 40,000 members … Read more

California dreaming for DraftKings, FanDuel and Barstool with sports betting on the ballot

Manakin/iStock via Getty Images There is growing buzz in the sports betting sector about voters in California potentially approving a ballot measure in November sponsored by DraftKings (NASDAQ:DKNG), BetMGM (MGM) (OTCPK:GMVHF) and Flutter Entertainment’s (OTCPK:PDYPY) FanDuel over a competing measure that would limit in-person sports betting at tribal casinos and four race tracks. Penn National … Read more