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Uber and Lyft pickup sign The act would also require rideshare and delivery network companies to offer new protections and benefits, including insurance to cover on-the-job injuries and health care subsidies for qualifying drivers. (Photo: Shutterstock)

In response to a recently enacted California law requiring certain gig workers to be classified as employees and not independent contractors, a coalition led by Uber, Lyft and DoorDash have announced a November 2020 state ballot measure to counteract the new law—as well as add new protections and benefits to workers.

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Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.

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