The landmark bill is the first of its kind in the United States to address the widespread lack of bathroom access for gig workers.
"When there’s rain or snow, you can make more money."
Uber plans to appeal the ruling on the California ballot initiative, with clones in numerous jurisdictions facing similar scrutiny.
Uber, Lyft, DoorDash, and Instacart have spent the past year failing to introduce Prop 22 clones through legislation. This is the first ballot measure since California's last year.
On July 31, some DoorDash drivers will refuse to work on the app to protest low wages and DoorDash's decision to cut out a third-party app that allowed them to see their tips.
"I was almost in tears. I thought I was going to have to work for two months for free."
On Wednesday, more than 1,000 New York City e-bike delivery workers, known as Los Deliveristas Unidos, protested against working conditions on DoorDash, GrubHub, and Postmates.
DoorDash will offer ten lucky drivers a cash prize for making deliveries in what one worker's rights group called "Hunger Games as a business model."
Drivers working quickly, at odd hours, and with children, leave their vehicles on to shave seconds. Now, someone used that to steal a car.
As companies like Uber seek to undermine labor rights nationwide, Connecticut is becoming a battleground for potential solutions.
Using a loophole in an old Android version of DoorDash, more than 26,000 DoorDash drivers are collectively declining cheap orders to make more money on the platform.