As more Uber drivers hit the road in California, a state lawmaker wants to try again to let them unionize

Los Angeles Times 

Uber drivers are classified as independent contractors, which the company defends as accurate. A San Diego assemblywoman hopes to introduce legislation to allow them to organize and advocate for their pay and benefits while preserving their work flexibility. Uber drivers are classified as independent contractors, which the company defends as accurate. A San Diego assemblywoman hopes to introduce legislation to allow them to organize and advocate for their pay and benefits while preserving their work flexibility. High-profile lawsuits and legislation have failed to answer a question that has loomed over ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft even as more Californians have decided to drive for the companies: Just whom do the drivers work for?