Rideshare Companies, Retailers Brace for Biden Admin’s Crackdown on Independent Contractors

September 27, 2022   |   Tags:

WASHINGTON (Reuters)—After weeks of lobbying the White House on how gig workers should be treated, the rideshare, delivery, and retail industries are bracing for a new rule that is likely to make it easier to classify them as employees, multiple sources say. A proposed rule from the Department of Labor, aimed at defining whether gig workers for companies including Uber, Lyft, DoorDash, and retailers such as Amazon.com Inc are misidentified as independent contractors, is under review at the White House's Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) and is expected to be released in coming weeks. The post Rideshare Companies, Retailers Brace for Biden Admin’s Crackdown on Independent Contractors appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.


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