Further Great Recession Impacts, California Bill To Treat App Workers As Employees

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We discuss whether consumers are better protected, ten years after the Great Recession. And there’s a bill in California’s state legislature that would force app companies with contract or “gig” workers to designate them as full employees. We talk about how that could reverberate to other states.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Rob Ferrett Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Helaine Olen Guest
  • Erin Hatton Guest