Gig-Economy Giants Will Back $90M Ballot Measure to Stop California Labor Bill

Gig economy giants on Thursday threatened to pour $90 million into a ballot measure to defeat a piece of California legislation that would classify their workers as employees entitled to minimum wage and overtime, rather than as independent contractors.

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Uber

A California appeals court affirmed that Uber must comply with San Francisco’s administrative subpoenas for data and records provided to the California Public Utility Commission, as the city and county have broad authority to investigate entities they suspect of violating the law, and had reasonable suspicion that “transportation networking companies” were responsible for most of the city’s moving violations.

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