California Ruling Could Change The Game For 'Gig Workers' And Employers05:20
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An exterior view of the headquarters of Uber in San Francisco. (Eric Risberg/AP)

A California Supreme Court ruling earlier this week could impact how the "gig economy" operates in the state and beyond. The ruling makes it harder for ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft, food delivery services or other players in the gig economy to classify workers as independent contractors. And it's likely prompting a lot of a employers to question whether they need to reclassify their contractors as employees.

Here & Now's Mina Kim gets reaction to the ruling now from Saba Waheed, research director at the University of California, Los Angeles Labor Center (@UCLALabor).

This segment aired on May 3, 2018.

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