Uber, Lyft Poised to Lose Fight Against California Bill to Label Drivers Employees

 wsj.com  09/10/2019 00:42:00   Alejandro Lazo and Alejandro Lazo The Wall Street Journal BiographyAlejandro Lazo @AlejandroLazo alejandro.lazo@wsj.com Eliot Brown Eliot Brown The Wall Street Journal BiographyEliot Brown @eliotwb Eliot.Brown@wsj.com

SACRAMENTO, Calif.California Democrats are poised to pass landmark employment legislation over the objections of two of the companies that would be most affected: Silicon Valley ride-sharing giants Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc.

The bill already passed the State Assembly 59-15 and is expected to be voted on in the state Senate before the legislative session ends on Friday, possibly as soon as Monday night.


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