What to know about the battle over ride-share drivers status in Massachusetts

Kinga Borondy, Telegram & Gazette

The drivers are in agreement as to what they need and want in order to serve their communities as ride-share workers and delivery drivers: Good jobs that afford them the flexibility to set their own schedules and work when they have windows of opportunity.

The difference between them comes down to how those kinds of jobs can be achieved and maintained.

One group, the Massachusetts Coalition for Independent Work, supported by Lyft and Uber, claims the only way to achieve that is by having drivers remain independent contractors.