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California's contractor law was aimed at Uber and Lyft, but it could cause much bigger problems for food delivery startups

26 days ago   |   By Business Insider

On Friday, California lawmakers passed a law that could force companies like Uber and Lyft to reclassify independent contractors as full-time employees .
Assembly Bill 5 could be detrimental to companies that are struggling to become profitable while relying on gig economy labor for low prices that attract new customers.
While the focus has remained on the two ride-hailing companies, other gig economy experts think food delivery startups like DoorDash will be the most affected if the law goes into effect.
According to reports, Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash have already committed to a $90...
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