At a time when many Americans are struggling with rising inflation, opportunities to earn extra income in the gig economy are more important than ever. But occupational licensing poses a problem.
This bill defines the scope of the relationship between gig workers and gig platforms.
While the PRO Act has yet to be passed into law nationally, California passed legislation that serves as the model for the new classification system outlined in the PRO Act. And it was a disaster for workers and consumers.
The PRO Act may strip hard-working Utahns of jobs altogether. After the implementation of AB 5 in California (which the PRO Act is modeled after), thousands of people were simply let go from their contract jobs instead of being...