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Businesses Will Fight California Bill That Would Turn Contractors into Employees

October 1, 2019


Uber, Lyft and DoorDash are prepared to spend a collective $90 million against a bill that would recognize their drivers as employees rather than independent contractors, the Associated Press reported Thursday.

The California bill, AB 5, would change what factors “determine the status of a worker as an employee or independent contractor” and therefore what benefits and earning guarantees certain workers receive from their employers.

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