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The Gig is Up: Lawmakers Pass AB 5 to Protect Gig Workers
Tech companies like Lyft and Uber have introduced America to a new way of working. They've touted a flexible, be-your-own boss work model -- though without benefits or worker protections. This week, California lawmakers passed Assembly Bill 5 -- a landmark bill that will extend protections and benefits for workers in the state's gig economy. But it protects workers in other industries too.
Guest: Katie Orr, reporter for KQED's Politics and Government Desk
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