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Donald Lungrin 1 weeks
They passed the bill. I’m a rideshare driver and I wrote several emails voicing my dislike of the policy. I know several others that did as well. I know NO ONE that supports the policy. Representative government is a joke.
Otis B Driftwood 1 weeks
But it protects you! How could that be bad? In reality, this is just about protecting taxi drivers by making it impossible for Uber to keep doing business. Great job, CA.
Donald Lungrin 1 weeks
Ya know, I hadn’t thought about taxi interests in this policy... I might have to check open secrets to see if I can find something. Not that it would matter, but it would be interesting to know.
Son Of Shaw 1 weeks
By forcing Uber to have “employees” it forces them to offer coverage and benefits. I would exit Cali if I were in their shoes.

Judi Em 1 weeks
California sure likes to mess things up. Why don't they do something that will benefit all citizens instead of screwing over a good business (ask the drivers) and making it too expensive for people to use? 🤡
Star Alien 1 weeks
Unemployment insurance and a minimum wage does benefit workers 🤡. Sorry to interrupt your bootlicking
NotACerealKiller 1 weeks
@Star Alien. It does in a workplace environment. However this puts arbitrary rules on the conditions faced by each driver, and will make the service far more expensive. At which point Taxis are a better option, killing both the business and a source of income. Workplace rules work in a cooperate environment, but not in this situation.
Star Alien 1 weeks
And thats why uber is being reclassified as a work place.

IDWFTW 1 weeks
You hear that? That’s the sound of Uber pulling out faster than Bill Clinton on Epstein’s private island.

Moshpit God 1 weeks
regular people: California you should do something about your homeless crisis, and people shitting on the street, etc. California: let's change the wording on something that works just fine
(Un)Fortunate Son 1 weeks
More like this: Citizens: PLEASE fix the homelessness and the shit problem. It’s becoming a pandemic. Literally the plague has began to resurface... State Gov’t: IMMORAL. *Gives healthcare to illegal immigrants* Citizens: SERIOUSLY? What are you doing to sto- City of SanFran: The term felon is derogatory. We can’t have that kind of hate in our society. Citizens: *Breathes* Can we at least buy firearms to protect our busines- State Gov’t: THE NRA IS A TERRORIST ORGANIZATION REEEEEEE!

Travis Alex 1 weeks
as a former Uber driver, good. Not because of the policy, because I want to see Uber Crash and Burn, for how shity Intervale a company they are. I look forward to all the crappy customers at treating me like shit as an Uber driver for no reason other than their own selfish greed, that go back to having to take taxis full-time, to see how beneficial Uber/Lyft was for the consumer that took it for granted. I want to see a crash and burn for all the times over deactivated me for Crappie customer complaints at work improving false by my dash camera footage, I'm by all the times they put me on Shadow bans for driving 5 miles over the speed limit. I want to see them Crash and Burn because of the way they treat drivers for the amount of money they made off of them, and the fact that they both have never been profitable companies for years no matter how much they screwed over drivers, and giving discounts to customers. Fuck the both of these companies, I hope they crash and burn sooner than later.
(Un)Fortunate Son 1 weeks
I agree. They’re just flashy attempts at enslaving people.

James Kerwin 1 weeks
Note to self, no uber in Cali... not like I'd visit that trash heap anytime soon.

Jason J Mitchell 1 weeks
It's the only way to keep legacy can companies in business. I wonder how much kickback the politicians are getting.

Daddy Tito 1 weeks
California has perfected the bad idea.
(Un)Fortunate Son 1 weeks
That’s MY line lol. But srsly one day ima make shirts with that on it and Ima sell them.
Daddy Tito 1 weeks
Oh shit is it really? I knew it saw it somewhere 😂 make shirts I’ll buy one.

Little Scar 1 weeks
Nazifornia just gotta have a piece of every pie on the table 😆 Marx my words, one day they will tax your farts.
ffcSquall 1 weeks
Don't give them ideas!

Steven 1 weeks
Wow really? This is so dumb

Ivory 1 weeks
People trashing California; I'm a lifelong Californian with ancestors in this state since the gold rush. 80% of the land mass in California is rural, conservative and patriotic. The problem is that the Supreme Court ruled in #ReynoldsVSims that counties could no longer have representation in the state government. This gave LA and San Francisco 75% of our legislature. My county has 1/5 of a senator while LA has 8. That means there is no "opposition" in California. Don't hate California. Put your emnity on the liberal big cities. Me? I'm moving to Idaho. But... It's only a matter of time till Idaho is blue if #ReynoldsVSims isn't overturned. Boise runs the state. Today, it's red. As time goes on, it'll be overwhelmed by California and Washington residents from those big cities who seek jobs or lower cost of living.. Then bring the crappy policies with them.

Jimmy P 1 weeks
i wonder, how this will effect driver flexibility? lets also make all govorment contractors employees. seeing that it fixes everything.

seera 1 weeks
Why are they messing up California so fucking much?
Sammy 1 weeks
cause they atr lefties and can't help but to control everything

Andrew 1010 1 weeks
Welp buy buy Uber.

Bryan_with_a_why 1 weeks
How many drivers that blindly backed this because they just saw $ actually realized they screwed themselves out of business expense deductions? Yep, you'll get paid more (assuming people still ride Uber in Cali anyway) but you'll earn less since your car and all travel expenses are no longer deductible because you're a W2 earner. Congratulations, you played yourself...

Jason 1 weeks
Good.

michael zubas 1 weeks
Good. being Indepentant Contractora takes away certain rights, and allows the company to have TONS of leeway

Unity.Nat 1 weeks
It's Slavery with afew extra steps

John Wilson 1 weeks
they probably should be regulated but declaring them employee s with all the attached cost probably won't work. they already make it super difficult to employ people.