Ride-Hailing Companies in the Fight Against California’s new Labor Bill



While California’s new labor bill aims to protect “gig” workers’ rights, new ride-hailing technologies such as Uber and Lyft are fighting the substantial changes. This new bill defines a 3 part outlined test that creates diversity among independent contractors who are not entitled to minimum wage and benefits. In contrast, the ride-hailing technologies argue that this model contradicts the ability to create a flexible employee-work relationship. Despite the opposition, multiple key players in the industry have stated their intention to work through this “hard test,” even by fiscal means in the 2020 ballot, if necessary. Read the full article HERE.

Posted October 16, 2019 by & filed under News.