Specifically, CWI takes issue with the definition of employee the legislation adopts from the problematic decision from the California Supreme Court in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court of Los Angeles. The letter states that, “independent worker is widely popular because it allows all individuals to organize their work on their own terms” but the PRO Act would diminish these opportunities.
The letter concludes by saying,
As technology continues to improve by connecting people with opportunities to leverage their own capital, expertise, and other resources, a fresh look at public policy will be needed to fully realize the macroeconomic benefits of these trends.
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