1. California Passes Landmark Bill to Remake Gig Economy  The New York Times
  2. California Senate Passes Bill Set to Transform Gig Economy  Bloomberg
  3. California Senate passes ride-share bill that has divided Democrats over the future of Uber and Lyft drivers  The Washington Post
  4. California passes landmark gig economy rights bill  BBC News
  5. California passes legislation to treat contract workers as employees  Business Insider
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With the bill’s passage, California’s ride-hailing drivers, food-delivery couriers, janitors and others are set to be reclassified as employees and not contractors.With the bill’s passage, California’s ride-hailing drivers, food-delivery couriers, janitors and others are set to be reclassified as employees and not contractors.

The California Senate has passed a bill that would give new wage and benefit protections to workers at so-called gig economy companies like Uber and Lyft.The California Senate has passed a bill that would give new wage and benefit protections to workers at so-called gig economy companies like Uber and Lyft.

California Senate approves bill regulating gig economy | CTV News

“ICYMI: My #AB1313 with @AsmLuzRivas to prevent schools from withholding transcripts from students who owe a debt has passed the Legislature. It is now headed to @CAGovernor. Students should be given a chance to move forward—no matter their financial situation.”

Xavier Becerra on Twitter: "ICYMI: My #AB1313 with @AsmLuzRivas to prevent schools from withholding transcripts from students who owe a debt has passed the Legislature. It is now headed to @CAGovernor. Students should be given a chance to move forward—no matter their financial situation."

“AB1482, to give California statewide rent cap and just cause protections, is out of the Senate 25-10. That was a big hurdle, but it still must go back to Assembly, where it barely passed in May. Here what's in the bill, which Gov. Newsom helped negotiate: https://t.co/8FtwkD4eJH”

Alexei Koseff on Twitter: "AB1482, to give California statewide rent cap and just cause protections, is out of the Senate 25-10. That was a big hurdle, but it still must go back to Assembly, where it barely passed in May. Here what's in the bill, which Gov. Newsom helped negotiate: https://t.co/8FtwkD4eJH"

“We kicked off @GavinNewsom’s Homelessness Task Force and fighting the crisis of homelessness across our state of California! @Mayor_Steinberg https://t.co/atluKlbOiz”

Mark Ridley-Thomas on Twitter: "We kicked off @GavinNewsom’s Homelessness Task Force and fighting the crisis of homelessness across our state of California! @Mayor_Steinberg https://t.co/atluKlbOiz"

“So, this happened: A collaboration between @GreenBiz & the office of Calif. Gov. @GavinNewsom to advance the state's climate & energy goals in the wake of devastating wildfires, via a Grid Resilience Summit to be held 10/24 as part of #VERGE19. https://t.co/SgeVg7P6ea”

Heather Clancy on Twitter: "So, this happened: A collaboration between @GreenBiz & the office of Calif. Gov. @GavinNewsom to advance the state's climate & energy goals in the wake of devastating wildfires, via a Grid Resilience Summit to be held 10/24 as part of #VERGE19. https://t.co/SgeVg7P6ea"

The bill passed in a 29-11 vote in the State Senate and would apply to companies that use apps to manage their goods and services.The bill passed in a 29-11 vote in the State Senate and would apply to companies that use apps to manage their goods and services.

California passes legislation to treat contract workers as employees - Business Insider

The bill that passed the California Senate on Tuesday would give those at gig economy companies like Uber and Lyft more wage and benefit protections. Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom has said he supports the legislation, which now heads for his desk.

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The California Senate has passed legislation that will change how companies classify independent contractors — potentially remaking the gig-work landscape, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. The bill, AB5, will go back to the state Assembly, where lawmakers will have to approve new amendments. If it goes into effect, it will drastically change gig-economy companies including Uber, Lyft, Postmates, and more.The bill makes new rules about who counts as an employee

California Senate passes bill to limit the gig economy - The Verge

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The bill is arguably the most important piece of legislation ever to affect companies like Uber and Lyft.The bill is arguably the most important piece of legislation ever to affect companies like Uber and Lyft.

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Assembly Bill 5, the gig worker bill opposed by the likes of Uber, Lyft and DoorDash, has passed in the California State Senate. This comes shortly after California Governor Gavin Newsom officially put his support behind AB 5 in an op-ed. AB5 would ensure gig economy workers are entitled to minimum wage, workers’ compensation and […]Assembly Bill 5, the gig worker bill opposed by the likes of Uber, Lyft and DoorDash, has passed in the California State Senate. This comes shortly after California Governor Gavin Newsom officially put his support behind AB 5 in an op-ed. AB5 would ensure gig economy workers are entitled to minimum wage, workers’ compensation and […]

Gig worker bill, AB5, passes California State Senate – TechCrunch

Giving employee status and benefits to workers in California would cost Uber and Lyft an additional $2,000 to $3,600 per driver annually, according to Barclays and Macquarie Capital.Giving employee status and benefits to workers in California would cost Uber and Lyft an additional $2,000 to $3,600 per driver annually, according to Barclays and Macquarie Capital.

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New Labor Bill Passed by California Senate Would Transform the Gig Economy—And Could Cost Uber $500 Million a Year – Fortune

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 California State Senate voted on Tuesday to pass a bill that would make it m...

California Senate passes bill to tighten 'gig' worker rule - Reuters

If signed by the governor, the legislation would force tech companies to reclassify independent contractors as employees and provide them with additional benefits.If signed by the governor, the legislation would force tech companies to reclassify independent contractors as employees and provide them with additional benefits.

California Lawmakers Pass Bill That Could Upend Uber, Lyft Model | HuffPost Canada

Gig-worker bill would reclassify some contractors as employeesGig-worker bill would reclassify some contractors as employees

Last-minute AB5 amendment empowers city attorney to sue Uber for labor violations – The San Francisco Examiner