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
WBUR: Companies promise new benefits for drivers under Mass. ballot proposal. Labor advocates see attempt to skirt wage laws
"For me, flexibility is everything, and I need to remain flexible because I am a college student."
ICYMI: Pew Research Center releases new independent survey of U.S. adults showing 92% of rideshare drivers drive part time, with a majority fewer than 10 hours per week
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.
State House News Service: App driver campaign claims first paid ad of 2022 season
83% of app-based drivers support keeping independent contractor status while requiring companies to provide new benefits.
GBH News: Mass. voters to weigh in on gig economy and labor laws in 2022 ballot questions
'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.'
POLITICO: Coalition proposing 2022 ballot question to classify app-based drivers as independent contractors launches new website and digital ad
"We need new rules for the road," a woman says in the minute-plus video that officially launches the “Yes for Massachusetts Drivers” campaign.
New Video: Drivers Tell Voters Directly Why Flexibility & Benefits Ballot Question Matters to Them
With signatures submitted and certified, driver-backed committee launches new video, website
260,000 signatures submitted to local clerks in support of flexibility and benefits for rideshare & delivery drivers
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.
The Sun Chronicle: Lyft, Uber drivers in Attleboro area, state say flexibility is more important than benefits in app-based company debate
"Drivers need freedom to drive when we want to and when we need to. That freedom is priceless."
ICYMI: 84% of California Rideshare & Delivery Drivers Recommend that Massachusetts and Other States Pass Laws Like Prop 22
“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."