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California Labor Bill, Near Passage, Is Blow to Uber and Lyft - The New York Times

SACRAMENTO A pack of Teamsters fanned out through Californias Capitol building last week, marching into legislators offices and pressing them to pass a bill that would force Uber and Lyft to treat their drivers as employees. The measure, Assembly Bill 5 , would entitle gig workers to protections like a minimum wage and unemployment benefits. Yes on A.B. 5! Yes on A.B. 5! they chorused.