California Senate passes bill to tighten 'gig' worker rule

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California Senate passes bill to tighten 'gig' worker rule

Shuts loophole that classes workers as independent contractors rather than employees.

The California State Senate voted on Tuesday to pass a bill that would make it much more difficult for gig economy companies like Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc to classify workers as independent contractors rather than employees. The bill, which was sponsored by California Assemblywoman ...

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