State Senate Passes Controversial Gig Economy Bill
Sacramento, CA (WorkersCompensation.com) – California lawmakers passed legislation that could turn the gig economy on its ear. By a vote of 29 to 11 the State Senate approved Assembly Bill 5, which would require many companies to treat contract workers as employees, providing them with workers’ compensation and other benefits.
Assuming the measure is re-approved by the State Assembly – as expected, and is signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom – which he has indicated he would, ...
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