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Apps win, labour frets after Uber-led 'gig worker' measure passes

Apps win, labour frets after Uber-led 'gig worker' measure passes

A victory for the "gig economy" in California is likely to echo across the US, in a boon for app-based services while igniting fear that big business is rewriting labour laws. Rideshare and delivery apps matching tasks with those willing to perform them as independent contractors sidestepped a labour law with the passage of Proposition 22 in a referendum put before state voters.

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