State Poised to Set New Rules on "Gig Economy" Jobs

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Last year, a California Supreme Court ruling made it harder for companies like Uber and Lyft to label workers independent contractors. Now, several bills that would define independent contractors have been proposed in Sacramento. But some labor groups fear that lawmakers will water down the court's intent.

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Guests:

Sam Harnett, Silicon Valley reporter, KQED

Marla Kanemitsu, managing director, Tusk Strategies,

Caitlin Vega, legislative advocate, California Labor Federation

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