California Assembly Passes Gig Work Bill, Limiting Contractor Status

The Assembly on Wednesday passed “gig work” legislation that could send seismic changes across California’s employment landscape if passed by the Senate and signed by the governor…California Chamber of Commerce and the I’m Independent Coalition of businesses seek a lengthy list of further exemptions, including ones for short-term projects, business-to-business contracts, and people who like to control their own schedules, such as Uber/Lyft drivers, newspaper distributors, taxi drivers, truck drivers, consultants, travel agents, caterers, freelance writers, graphic designers and more.

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