What Uber’s narrative about job flexibility leaves out

Michelle Cheng
·7-min read
What Uber’s narrative about job flexibility leaves out
What Uber’s narrative about job flexibility leaves out

A November ballot question in California known as Prop 22 will determine whether app-based delivery drivers in the state must be classified as employees or not. The proposition would give Uber, Lyft, Instacart, DoorDash, and other app-based transportation companies an exemption from the new state labor law known as AB5, which makes it harder for California workers to be classified as independent contractors.