Seventy percent of Massachusetts voters support a bill that would offer app-based workers more benefits.
'The flexibility to work when, where, and for however long we want...means we are able to build work around our lives.'
'App-based work has been key for Black and Brown communities.'
New group aims to protect workers by advocating for extending benefits and protections, while preserving flexibility.
"We don’t have to pick between flexibility and traditional benefits."
"I have been able to count on my income from DoorDash to pay my bills on my own schedule, on my own terms."
"It allows for flexible, part-time earning opportunities for thousands of residents, regardless of race, background, education level, or language."
Massachusetts could become the next battleground for how app-based workers are classified.
After the passage of Proposition 22 in California, the discussion about how to classify gig economy workers comes to Massachusetts.
Massachusetts could follow California in discussing how to classify app-based workers.