The team found a 7% to 12% increase in entrepreneurial interest after the arrival of ride-hailing platforms in a city.
Flexibility & Benefits for Massachusetts Drivers Committee Launches Spanish-Language Website, Continues Outreach to Non-English Speaking Voters
“It’s so helpful to have this information easily available, in Spanish, so that non-English speaking voters can understand what they are voting on. No other campaigns are doing this.”
The Cape Cod Chronicle: Letters to the Editor: Needs Flexibility Rideshare Provides
'Many of us rely on the flexibility of this work for our own reasons, including childcare needs and balancing other work schedules.'
Drivers of Color Urge Lawmakers to Support Ballot Initiative
'The pandemic continues to disproportionately affect our Black and Brown communities, partly due to persistent systemic racism within the traditional economy. App-based work can change that reality.'
ICYMI: California Drivers Urge Massachusetts to Pass Ballot Question
“We don’t want schedules, we don’t want to fight for shifts, we don’t want to be capped on how we work, or where we work, or when we work.”
VIDEO: One Year Later: How Prop. 22 Has Impacted Drivers
California's Prop. 22 has ensured that app-based rideshare and delivery drivers remain independent contractors — while also granting them historic new benefits and protections. Hear from drivers about how Prop. 22 has benefited them.
Legal Newsline: Massachusetts gig economy drivers resist employment, prefer independent contract status
'Driving gives them flexibility. They are able to keep their families happy and bring some money on the table.'
WBUR: Experts see ‘bright spots’ for the Massachusetts economy in 2022, despite uncertainty
Supporters of a proposed statewide ballot question argue that classifying workers as independent contractors gives them more flexibility.
Bay Windows: In support of flexibility, and more
Parent and community leader Eilakeisha Spencer calls on Massachusetts voters to support driver flexibility and benefits.
Boston Globe: Gig worker petitions move one step closer to 2022 ballot
'Supporters say the proposal would give workers the flexibility they cherish, while also granting them new benefits.'