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Bargaining Bill Adds Dimension to App-Based Driver Debate

Aziz Bah, organizing director for the Independent Drivers Guild, told the Labor Committee on Tuesday that app-based drivers need additional protections and collective bargaining power "because they made these app companies billions and billions of dollars and while the companies are getting richer, the workers are getting poorer." [Screenshot]

Warning that rideshare drivers are toiling under low pay and without the same workplace protections other employees receive, labor activists and gig economy workers on Tuesday urged lawmakers to pass a bill that would grant workers a role in regulating the industry.

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