Corporations spent millions to mislead voters about an anti-labor ballot measure, won, and reaped billions on the stock market. This is not healthy.
Gig companies are exempted from reclassifying workers as employees in California, but it can't save a doomed business model that is being assailed on all sides.
The messaging has raised concerns that Uber is abusing its platform to sway drivers and customers for whom the app might be a primary source of information about California's Proposition 22.
Proposition 22, supported by companies such as Uber and Lyft, would exempt the gig economy from reclassifying workers as employees.
"Please retrieve one Prop 22 sticker and insert and place it in your customer's order."
Californians are receiving mailers aimed at deceiving progressive voters into supporting a proposition that would exempt gig economy companies from reclassifying drivers as employees.
Uber and Lyft’s business model uniquely harms workers of color, according to a legal document filed to the California Court of Appeals by a coalition of advocacy groups.
The Yes on Proposition 22 gave $2 million to the California Republican Party last Friday.
You can't, you won't, please don't.
Uber and Lyft have deployed scores of lobbyists and spent record amounts of money to lobby the federal government this year, according to a report by Open Secrets.