Gig economy. Lorena Gonzalez

Hundreds of Uber and Lyft drivers rallied in San Francisco on Aug. 27, 2019, demanding that the ride-hail companies grant them the status of employees rather than independent contractors who lack benefits.
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Doug Sovern
September 11, 2019 - 2:21 pm
State lawmakers gave final approval Wednesday to a bill that could mean sweeping changes for more than a million freelance and independent workers across a wide range of California industries. Uber and Lyft dispute that the new law will turn their drivers into employees who earn benefits and have...
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