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California just passed a bill turning 'gig economy' workers into employees. Here's what Uber and Lyft have said.

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California just passed a bill turning 'gig economy' workers into employees. Here's what Uber and Lyft have said.· *California lawmakers have passed a bill requiring Uber, Lyft, DoorDash, and other "gig economy" businesses to treat workers as employees instead of contractors.*
· *Uber and Lyft say the decision simply qualifies existing law, hurts workers by removing flexibility, and will result in customers paying more.*
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News video: California Senate Passes Landmark Labor Bill That Would Impact Nearly 1 Million 'Gig Economy' Workers

California Senate Passes Landmark Labor Bill That Would Impact Nearly 1 Million 'Gig Economy' Workers 02:40

Assembly Bill 5 would force companies like Uber and Lyft to treat its current workforce of independent contractors as employees, entitling them to benefits including sick time, vacation, medical benefits and overtime.

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