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Today’s News & Commentary—September 2, 2021

Today’s News & Commentary—September 2, 2021

Yesterday, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healy announced that rideshare companies could move forward with their proposed state ballot measure to exempt their drivers from employment law protections.  The proposal, modeled closely on California’s Proposition 22, was one of 17 out of 30 proposed ballot initiatives certified by the Attorney General as having met baseline state […]

‘I don’t like being treated like crap’: gig workers aim to retool a system they say is rigged

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Gig economy ‘I don’t like being treated like crap’: gig workers aim to retool a system they say is rigged Uber, Lyft and other companies fighting Massachusetts lawsuit that would grant workers status as employees Michael Sainato Fri 27 Aug 2021 05.00 EDT Last modified on Fri 27 Aug 2021 05.01 EDT Felipe Martinez began […]

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Today’s News & Commentary — August 5, 2021

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Today’s News & Commentary — August 5, 2021

Ongoing revelations surrounding New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s serial sexual misconduct while in office have lost the governor the support of organized labor.  Since Tuesday, a host of labor groups—including the Hotel Trades Council, Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 32BJ, New York State United Teachers (NYSUT), the Retail, Warehouse, and Department Store Union (RWDSU), […]

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