WHEN UBER AND LYFT
BREAK THE LAW IT HURTS US ALL
What is Prop 22?
Uber, Lyft, Instacart and Doordash wrote Proposition 22 to create a special exemption for themselves from California law that requires app-based companies to provide basic protections to their workers. Now they’re spending more than $180 million on Prop 22 to boost their profits by denying their drivers’ right to a minimum wage, paid sick leave and safety protections.
SHIFTS THE BURDEN TO TAXPAYERS
When big gig companies like Uber and Lyft misclassify their employees as
“contractors” it robs those workers of unemployment insurance and
workers compensation protection. That leaves taxpayers on the hook. LEARN MORE
These big gig companies don’t give their workers paid time off or paid sick leave. Even during the pandemic if they want to pay their rent, they have to drive and expose even more Californians to Coronavirus. LEARN MORE
When Uber and Lyft break the law to cheat their workers, they cheat all Californians as well. Their illegal misclassification scheme is a way to evade millions in taxes that state and local governments desperately need. LEARN MORE