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California Uber and Lyft drivers rally for bill granting rights to contract workers

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The two companies have spoken against the legislation, which would classify drivers as employees and enact worker protectionsDozens of drivers for Uber and Lyft attempted to shut down streets in San Francisco on Tuesday, demanding the right to form a union and calling on state governments to pass a new bill supporting gig worker rights.Lyft and Uber drivers from across California came in a 70-plus caravan to speak out in favor of Assembly Bill 5, known as AB5. Continue reading…

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Author : Kari Paul in San Francisco

Publish date : 2019-08-27 21:42:46

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