In California, people are pushing for laws to make it easier for healthcare workers to legally do gig work. There is a proposal to ask California voters in November if people who work as nurses, dental hygienists, occupational therapists, and other healthcare workers through online platforms or apps should be considered independent contractors.
Californians for Equitable Healthcare Access is the name of the group behind the ballot initiative. The proposal was submitted by a law firm that worked on Proposition 22, an initiative campaign funded by Uber, DoorDash, and Lyft.
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