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Sept. 22, 2021, 11:57 PMUpdated: Sept. 23, 2021, 2:16 PM

Prop. 22 Backers Appeal Ruling Striking California Gig Work Law (1)

Maeve Allsup
Maeve Allsup
Legal Reporter

Supporters of Proposition 22 are challenging a judge’s ruling that struck down the voter-approved rule that exempted app-based drivers from the state’s strict worker classification laws, according to a notice filed Wednesday.

The Protect App-based Drivers & Services Coalition, a group supporting Prop. 22, said it will appeal the ruling to a state appellate court. Its filing follows a Sept. 17 notice from the California Department of Justice about the state’s plan to appeal.

Prop. 22, which was bankrolled by Uber Technologies Inc., Lyft Inc., DoorDash Inc. and Instacart Inc. and approved by voters in November 2020, allows ...

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