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Veena Dubal and Dara Kerr on the poor conditions gig workers are facing post-Prop 22 — plus, Char Adams discusses police violence against Black children

On this show:

0:08 – Dean Baker (@DeanBaker13), senior economist at the Center for Economic and Policy Research, joins us to talk about jobs and the latest unemployment numbers.

0:34 – Drivers in the gig economy are suffering under new company policies shifting their pay and schedule. We look at how workers who toil for companies like Uber, Lyft, Doordash and Postmates are doing in a post-Prop 22 world. Guests:

Veena Dubal is professor of law at UC Hastings, where she publishes research on precarious workers and the gig economy.

Dara Kerr is an Oakland-based journalist reporting on labor for The Markup. Read Dara’s latest reporting on Uber drivers here.

1:08 – NBC’s Char Adams talks with Cat Brooks about police violence against children.

1:34 – Open phone lines! We take your calls about what you would like to hear covered on UpFront.

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