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States Take On Battle Over Regulating the Gig Economy

4.27.17

In the article, "States Take On Battle Over Regulating the Gig Economy," featured in The National Law Journal, Richard Meneghello discusses Florida's proposed measure to classify drivers for companies such as Uber and Lyft as independent contractors rather than employees. 

Courts and municipalities have been grappling with the issue, particularly over how to classify drivers and what employment standards they should adhere to, Meneghello said.

“The lawsuits against them are definitely sort of a galvanizing force behind more certainty with misclassification,” he said. “There are impediments to smaller businesses entering into the market. They can’t weather the storm.”

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