A BILL WITH potentially huge implications for the so-called gig economy is making its way through the California state legislature this summer, laying bare cleavages within the labor movement. Companies like Uber and Lyft are seeking a workaround to the legislation, which would classify their drivers as employees rather than independent contractors, opening the door to a host of employment benefits. Some prominent labor unions, meanwhile, have been in talks with Silicon Valley, even as they voice their commitment to securing workers’ rights.
//mobilealliance.org//wp-content/uploads/2019/02/LogoHorizontal_03.png 0 0 Charley Lavin //mobilealliance.org//wp-content/uploads/2019/02/LogoHorizontal_03.png Charley Lavin2019-07-18 00:00:002019-07-18 00:00:00A CALIFORNIA BILL COULD TRANSFORM THE LIVES OF GIG WORKERS. SILICON VALLEY WANTS LABOR’S HELP TO STOP IT.