Kent Wong

Director of the UCLA Labor Center

Director of the UCLA Labor Center

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People who work for Uber, Lyft, Postmates, and DoorDash can control their own hours, but they don’t receive health insurance, workers comp or paid leave.

Will Uber and Lyft drivers remain independent contractors?

People who work for Uber, Lyft, Postmates, and DoorDash can control their own hours, but they don’t receive health insurance, workers comp or paid leave.

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