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Employment Models At Center of Workers' Rights Battle

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven Tompkins speaks at a Wednesday morning rally held outside the State House by the Coalition to Protect Workers' Rights ahead of a hearing on legislation that would alter the worker classification and benefits for app-based drivers. [SHNS]

On a day when dozens of lawmakers voiced opposition to legislation that would overhaul how companies classify and compensate app-based drivers, leaders of the gig economy giants seeking the changes indicated that their business models could not accommodate employee benefits under existing state law.

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