A case that will have implication for MA as there is a proposed ballot question for 2022 on this issue.
"A judge on Friday struck down a California ballot measure that exempted Uber and other app-based ride-hailing and delivery services from a state law requiring drivers to be classified as employees eligible for benefits and job protections.Alameda county superior court Judge Frank Roesch ruled that Proposition 22 was unconstitutional.Voters approved the measure in November after Uber, Lyft and other services spent $200m in its favor, making it the most expensive ballot measure in state history.Uber said it planned to appeal, setting up a fight that could likely end up in the California supreme court."
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|A driver holds up a sign supporting a no vote on Prop 22 in Oakland last year. The ruling sets up a fight that could likely end up in California’s supreme court. Photograph: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images|