The antitrust case against gig companies

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Gig work companies like Uber and Doordash are committed to misclassifying their workers as contractors, which lets them escape employer obligations like a minimum wage, health care or worker’s comp (driving for Uber/Lyft is one of the most dangerous jobs in America).

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