• The Music Biz Will Flee California If The New “Gig Economy” Law Sticks, Warn Artist and Label Groups

    7 days ago - By Forbes

    The music biz will check out of the Hotel California if Gov. Newsom signs the controversial “gig economy” bill, warn music industry groups who say they hit a wall in negotiations with the musicians' union.
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  • California Senate passes bill that could transform ride-sharing business for Uber and Lyft

    7 days ago - By Stl Today

    The California state senate passed legislation late Tuesday that could transition tens of thousands of ride-share drivers from independent contractors into full-time employees. The bill, if enacted, could profoundly change the fortunes of transportation companies like Uber and Lyft and...
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  • California just passed a bill turning 'gig economy' workers into employees. Here's what Uber and Lyft have said

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

    7 days ago - By Chron

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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 said the decision simply qualifies existing law, hurts workers by removing flexibility, and will result in customers paying more.
    Lyft has said the law would cut its costs and give it more control over drivers.
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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...
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  • California senate passes bill giving Uber drivers stronger rights

    7 days ago - By Reuters

    The California State Senate voted Tuesday to pass a bill that would make it more difficult for companies like Uber to classify workers as contractors rather than employees. Ryan Brooks reports.
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  • Uber and Lyft drivers are one step closer to being classified as employees

    7 days ago - By Fast Company

    Currently, California has an estimated 450,000 gig workers. If AB5 becomes law in that state, it's likely other states could move to pass similar laws protecting gig workers.
    The California Senate has passed an historic bill that brings gig economy workers within a hair's breadth of being reclassified from independent contractors to employees, reports Reuters. On Tuesday, the California Senate voted to pass AB5, which could see gig workers from companies including Uber, Lyft, DoorDash, Postmates, and Instacart become legal employees.
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  • California Lawmakers Advance Bill To Redefine And Protect Gig Workers

    California Lawmakers Advance Bill To Redefine And Protect Gig Workers

    7 days ago - By NPR

    The bill, which passed the state Senate and is expected to become law, limits the kinds of workers who can be classified as contractors. It has vast implications for companies such as Lyft and Uber.
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  • California Approves Landmark Bill That Could Reshape The Gig Economy

    7 days ago - By Forbes

    California has passed a bill that will require companies like Uber and Lyft to treat their contract workers as employees, a move that could shift the entire gig economy.
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  • California just passed a bill turning 'gig economy' workers into employees. Here's what Uber and Lyft have said

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

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    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.
    Watch Uber and Lyft trade live.
    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...
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  • California Passes Landmark Bill to Remake Gig Economy

    7 days ago - By NY Times

    With the bill's passage, California's ride-hailing drivers, food-delivery couriers, janitors and others are set to be reclassified as employees and not contractors.
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