Common Dreams: Race to the Bottom Continues for Workers as Uber, Lyft Win Prop 22 Passage After Historic Money Dump
November 4, 2020 — Common Dreams featured Economic Liberties’ Senior Adviser Morgan Harper’s remarks on Prop 22, which was an egregious display of corporate power.
November 4, 2020 — Economic Liberties released the following statement in response to the passage of Proposition 22, a California ballot initiative backed by dominant rideshare and food delivery apps that absolves the companies of any responsibility to their workers and writes into California state law a minimum wage as low as $5.64/hour.
Bloomberg Business: Prop 22 Is ‘An Act of Desperation’ by the Gig Economy: American Economic Liberties Project
November 2, 2020 — Economic Liberties’ Senior Adviser Morgan Harper joined Bloomberg’s What’d You Miss to break down Prop 22, which would allow rideshare and food delivery apps to continue to exploit their workers and evade accountability.
October 30, 2020 — Protect Our Restaurants, a coalition fighting to break the power of dominant delivery apps, released the following statement in response to news that restaurants have initiated a potential class-action lawsuit against GrubHub for allegedly listing 150,000 restaurants to its site without the businesses’ permission, which follows a similar suit filed against DoorDash.
October 29, 2020 — Inc. highlighted Economic Liberties’ Matt Stoller’s popular BIG newsletter, where he explained how President-elect Biden may handle big tech as the case against monopolies grows.