The team found a 7% to 12% increase in entrepreneurial interest after the arrival of ride-hailing platforms in a city.
“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.”
'Many of us rely on the flexibility of this work for our own reasons, including childcare needs and balancing other work schedules.'
'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.'
“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.”
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.
'Driving gives them flexibility. They are able to keep their families happy and bring some money on the table.'
Supporters of a proposed statewide ballot question argue that classifying workers as independent contractors gives them more flexibility.
Parent and community leader Eilakeisha Spencer calls on Massachusetts voters to support driver flexibility and benefits.
'Supporters say the proposal would give workers the flexibility they cherish, while also granting them new benefits.'