Worker Status

Publications

, The American Spectator
California Killing Its Gig Economy
Steven Greenhut

If you haven’t listened to California’s Democratic leaders (and who can blame you for that), you wouldn’t know that our state is the world’s fifth-largest economy and a model for the rest…

, Daily Caller
JACKSON: California – Still Crazy After All These Years
C. Jarrett Dieterle

From Daily Caller:

Compliance costs could reach as much as $6.5 billion a year, according to the R Street Institute, so it’s unlikely companies that built their businesses on utilizing…

R Street Urges Governor Gavin Newson to Veto Assembly Bill 5 To Reclassify Independent Contractors as Employees
Steven Greenhut

September 13, 2019

The Honorable Gavin Newsom
Governor, State of California
State Capitol, First Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814

RE: AB 5 (Gonzalez) Worker status – Request for Veto

Dear…

, LAist
Attn: Gig Workers. This Newly Passed California Law Could Affect You
C. Jarrett Dieterle

From LAist:

“All eyes are on California right now to see how this shakes itself out,” said Jarrett Dieterle with the R Street Institute, a Libertarian think tank based in Washington, D.C.

He…

, KPBS
A Bill To Fix Or Foul California’s Gig Economy
C. Jarrett Dieterle

From KPBS:

“All eyes are on California right now to see how this shakes itself out,” said Jarrett Dieterle with the R Street Institute, a Libertarian think tank based in Washington, D.C.

He…

, California Globe
California Lawmakers Could Ruin the Gig Economy if AB 5 is Signed into Law
C. Jarrett Dieterle & Steven Greenhut

From California Globe:

C. Jarrett Dieterle and Steven Greenhut of the R Street Institute addressed the exemption issue in a recent editorial titled, Crony carve-outs in California…

Workers’ Freedom At Risk In California
C. Jarrett Dieterle

From Pacific Research Institute:

“Independent contractors, on average, cost about 66 cents on the dollar for every hour they work compared to a full-time employee,” says the R Street…

Jarrett Dieterle – Assembly Bill 5: Who Is An Independent Contractor and Who Is An Employee in California?
C. Jarrett Dieterle

From Pacific Research Institute:

R Street Institute’s Jarrett Dieterle joins us to discuss his research on the hottest issue of the final weeks of the legislative session, Assembly Bill 5, and…

California After Dynamex: Worker Classification by Favor, Folly and Faux Pas
C. Jarrett Dieterle & Ian Adams

AB 5 legislation, which redefines what it means to be an independent contractor in California, and the employment classification test it creates restricts the freedom of workers, diminishes their…

, Reason
New Employment Regulations Could Destroy California’s Gig Economy
C. Jarrett Dieterle

From Reason:

Jarrett Dieterle, a fellow with the free market think tank R Street, similarly argues that the mass reclassification of contractors as employees risks destroying the flexibility that…