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Uber bought itself a law. Here’s why that’s dangerous for struggling drivers like me | Cherri Murphy

The company, along with Lyft and DoorDash, spent more than $200m to deny drivers the wages and benefits we’re entitled to

Last week, Uber bought itself a law.

Along with Lyft, Instacart, DoorDash and Postmates, app companies spent more than $200m – the most spent on any ballot campaign in US history – to bankroll Proposition 22 in California. With its passage, the law will now exempt drivers like me from basic protections afforded to most other workers in the state.

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