Gig's Up: How A California Worker's Bill Is Terrifying Companies Like Uber And Lyft03:35
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A bill that would reclassify about 2 million independent contractors as employees is expected to become law in the coming days in California.

While supporters say Assembly Bill 5 will give gig workers more benefits such as overtime and contributions to Social Security, companies such as Uber say the change will lead to layoffs and less flexibility.

Here & Now's Robin Young talks with Michael Regan (@Reganonymous), senior editor at Bloomberg News.

This segment aired on September 10, 2019.

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