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California just passed a bill turning ‘gig economy’ workers into employees. Here’s what Uber and Lyft have said.

Dara Khosrowshahi

  • California lawmakers have passed a bill requiring Uber, Lyft, DoorDash, and other “gig economy” businesses to treat workers as employees instead of contractors.
  • Uber and Lyft say the decision simply qualifies existing law, hurts workers by removing flexibility, and will result in customers paying more.
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California lawmakers have passed a bill requiring Uber, Lyft, DoorDash, and other “gig economy” businesses to treat workers as employees instead of contractors. Uber and Lyft have previously downplayed the decision as a qualification of existing law, and argued it hurts workers by reducing flexibility and will read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com