Bloomberg Business: Prop 22 Is ‘An Act of Desperation’ by the Gig Economy: American Economic Liberties Project

November 2, 2020 Media

A state ballot measure, known as Proposition 22, would exclude app-based companies from California’s new gig economy law, which makes it tougher for companies to classify workers as contractors rather than employees. If voters reject the proposition, the companies would have to start treating drivers as staff who are eligible for benefits. Morgan Harper, senior advisor of the American Economic Liberties Project, speaks with Bloomberg’s Caroline Hyde, Romaine Bostick and Joe Weisenthal on “What’d You Miss?” about Prop 22