Could Prop 22 Help Solve the Worker Misclassification Problem?

California voters on Nov. 3 overwhelmingly approved Proposition 22, agreeing with the gig economy companies that the state’s strict ABC test set forth in last year’s controversial AB5 law should not apply to drivers such as those for Uber and Lyft. In addition, it potentially creates a path for a worker classification system in this country that allows for something in between an employee and an independent contractor.

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