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Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash are gearing up for a $90 million fight in California - here's why they oppose the state's new gig-worker bill and what they're proposing instead

5 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

California senators passed Assembly Bill 5 , a proposed law that could be devastating for Uber and Lyft.
The companies, along with others like DoorDash and Postmates, have proposed an alternative that would give workers many of their desired benefits, without the classification as employees.
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California senators on Tuesday passed Assembly Bill 5 , a proposed law that's now likely to be signed by the Governor and one that Uber and Lyft have fought heavily against.
The law, which would take effect January 1 if signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom...
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California Law Making Gig Workers Employees Could Hit Uber, Lyft & Others

California Law Making Gig Workers Employees Could Hit Uber, Lyft & Others

5 monthes ago   |   By Forbes

Under the new law, workers in California could only be considered independent contractors if the work they do is outside the usual company business. Can Uber or Lyft claim its drivers are ancillary, somehow not the core, the very reason those companies are operating? It's hard to see how.
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