September 09, 2021

MassLive: Proposed ballot question could put not only Uber and Lyft drivers but also hotel and retail workers’ jobs at risk, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren says

Joining a heated political fight that could decide pay and benefits for more than 200,000 gig economy workers, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Wednesday warned that a proposed ballot question would harm scores of workers beyond the app-based drivers at its center.

Warren gathered with organized labor leaders and the Coalition to Protect Workers’ Rights at a rally in Brighton, where she called on the initiative petition’s corporate backers to cease their campaign and slammed their effort as an attempt to avoid complying with existing state labor laws.


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By:  Chris Lisinski
Source: MassLive