[NFBMO] California approves prop22, good news for those of use who use UBER, Lift, and other app based services

Melissa Kane mdsmith32811 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 5 19:16:25 UTC 2020


They have always been contractors, so nothing changes on that front. However I wouldn’t consider this a good thing for the drivers. This means that they miss out on the protections and benefits that employees have.


Melissa Kane
First Vice President National Federation of the Blind of Missouri
Vice President National Federation of the Blind of Jefferson City
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> On Nov 5, 2020, at 9:40 AM, Gary Wunder via NFBMO <nfbmo at nfbnet.org> wrote:
> 
> I assume that even though they are contractors, the company can still have
> requirements such as those we have for guide dogs.
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: NFBMO <nfbmo-bounces at nfbnet.org> On Behalf Of Daniel Garcia via NFBMO
> Sent: Thursday, November 5, 2020 8:17 AM
> To: NFB of Missouri Mailing List (nfbmo at nfbnet.org) <nfbmo at nfbnet.org>
> Cc: Daniel Garcia <dangarcia3 at hotmail.com>
> Subject: [NFBMO] California approves prop22, good news for those of use who
> use UBER, Lift, and other app based services
> 
> Source:
> https://finance.yahoo.com/news/californias-prop-22-removes-a-dark-cloud-for-
> the-likes-of-uber-and-lyft-192840987.html
> 
> This means that Uber, Lyft, and other companies who provide app based
> services can continue to classify their workers as independent contractors
> not employees as they would have been forced to do if Assembly Bill 5 had
> prevailed.
> 
> Regards
> 
> Daniel Garcia, Corresponding Secretary
> National Federation of the Blind of Missouri
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