The law puts tough restrictions on who can be independent contractors or freelancers rather than employees.
He was delivering a bag of McDonald’s in West Long Beach when officers stopped him, according to the LBPD.
The closely watched proposal could have national implications as lawmakers, businesses and unions confront the changing nature of work and the rise of the so-called gig economy.
The 29-11 vote late Tuesday sends the bill back to the state Assembly for final approval over strident Republican opposition.
Long Beach recently made another “Best Cities” list: AIGA’s best cities to work as a freelance graphic designer. Indeed, we are a city made up of spaces and support for the new gig economy, with thousands of locations in Long Beach offering free wi-fi, including all public libraries.