By Josefa Velasquez and Claudia Irizarry Aponte
Source: The City
A plan to grant app-based gig workers some bargaining rights is dead in the state Legislature — even as the City Council held a hearing Tuesday on measures to improve working conditions for New Yorkers who deliver food.
The gig worker proposal, which initially garnered some support from organized labor, collapsed under scrutiny before a bill could be introduced in Albany. State lawmakers are slated to conclude this year’s legislative session on Thursday, with no bill introduced by the Monday evening deadline.