65% of gig platform workers agreed with the 62% of Americans who took the survey and said gig workers should be treated as independent contractors
"For me, flexibility is everything, and I need to remain flexible because I am a college student."
94% of U.S. adults believe gig platform jobs are a generally good way to earn extra money as a side job or to have the ability to work a flexible schedule.
83% of app-based drivers support keeping independent contractor status while requiring companies to provide new benefits.
'The drivers say that they like the flexibility of being able to drop in and out and they don't want to be full-time employees.'
"We need new rules for the road," a woman says in the minute-plus video that officially launches the “Yes for Massachusetts Drivers” campaign.
With signatures submitted and certified, driver-backed committee launches new video, website
Massachusetts rideshare and delivery drivers and their allies have submitted 260,000 signatures to local town and city clerks in support of a ballot question that would protect flexibility and secure access to new benefits for drivers.
"Drivers need freedom to drive when we want to and when we need to. That freedom is priceless."
“Prop 22 has been the best thing to happen to drivers in California, and the proposal in Massachusetts, with sick time and paid family and medical leave, is even better."