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Decrying Silicon Valley's Exploitation of Gig Economy Workers, Warren Backs California Bill to Guarantee Labor Protections

Originally published at http://www.commondreams.org/news/2019/08/15/decrying-silicon-valleys-exploitation-gig-economy-workers-warren-backs-california

Google in mountain view has independent contractors working alongside google employees. These independent contractors work for Accenture which in turn works for google in the same office spaces. There is a large foreign work force that are independent contractors, which work 40+ hours but only get paid for 40. Google is turning a blind eye to high tech exploitation of workers. I know because I worked there and many of my co-workers where working 50+ but getting paid 40. I had a choice to not be taken advantage of - other did not …