No on 22 Press Releases

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October 13, 2020

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ICYMI: New York Times Editorial Board Says “No on Prop. 22”

October 13, 2020

Contact: Mike Roth, 916.813.1554

ICYMI: New York Times Editorial Board Says “No on Prop. 22”

“Gig workers deserve the dignity of fair compensation”

 

The New York Times Editorial Board has called for California voters to reject Prop. 22, the initiative Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash wrote and are spending upwards of $185 million to pass in order to exempt themselves from California’s worker protection laws.

The Times concluded, “It seems that these companies would sooner destroy their own businesses than grant workers the dignity of comprehensive benefits, guaranteed wages or unemployment insurance. Rejecting Prop 22 is a chance finally to ensure gig workers the protections all workers deserve.”

In urging California voters to reject Prop. 22, The Times also called out the fact that Uber, Lyft and DoorDash wrote the proposition to exempt themselves “...from a statute that those same companies have improperly ignored since it was put in place.” 

“The ballot measure also would codify a system that denies workers full benefits, local minimum wage guarantees and stability — things that are especially crucial during the coronavirus pandemic.”

The editorial board went  on to reveal that Prop 22 would  “...further entrench the current system...with an unnecessarily onerous requirement that amendments to the proposed law must pass by seven-eighths of the Legislature.”

Read the full editorial here: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/12/opinion/california-prop-22-uber-lyft.html 

 

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No on Prop 22, sponsored by Labor Organizations, Committee major funding from:

International Brotherhood of Teamsters

United Food and Commercial Workers International Union CLC

Service Employees International Union

More Info at www.fppc.ca.gov

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