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Lyft and Uber expected to exist in Prop 22 fight over employee designation

Lyft and Uber expected to exist in Prop 22 fight over employee designation

Voters in California backed a ballot proposal by Uber that strengthens drivers status as independent contractors and not employees, according to a projection by data provider Edison Research. The measure, known as Proposition 22, concluded years of legal and legislative internal strife over a business model that allowed people convenience of ordering food or a ride with the push of a button.

Milan
Milan
IvoryDove
IvoryDove 3 months

The Democrats/unions in Sacramento passed a law to destroy businesses that competed with union taxis. A pure "protection racket" play. The voters flipped it. This just shows how distant and tone deaf the California government is.

Jerry
Jerry 3 months

Me, as a small business, if I try this model and get caught, I am lucky to remain in business. Funny how these things work.

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