Proposition 22, the push to lock gig drivers into permanent independent contractor status, has spent more money than any ballot initiative campaign in state history. The gig companies financing it are also using their apps to advertise, arm-twist, and cajole. Ariel Boone has a report on how that’s changing the terrain of campaign. PLUS: Puzzled … Continued

The push to lock gig drivers in independent contractor status has drawn more spending than any ballot initiative in California history. The companies financing it–Uber, Lyft, Doordash, Instacart, and Postmates–are also using their own apps to advertise, arm-twist, and cajole. Ariel Boone has a report looking at how they’re re-writing the playbook for turning cash … Continued