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What Did California Just Do to the Gig Economy?

A new law could mean companies like Lyft and Uber have to change their business models

An Uber logo is seen on a sign outside the company’s headquarters location as people protest nearby in San Francisco, California on May 8, 2019. Photo: Josh Edelson/Getty Images

LLate Tuesday evening, the California state legislature approved a bill that would make it more difficult to classify workers as independent contractors. Its passage followed a long negotiation…

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