Introduced Senate Bill (S)

Authored by

DIGEST

Transportation network companies. Requires that the primary motor vehicle liability insurance coverage for a transportation network company (TNC) driver who is logged on to the TNC's digital network, but is not engaged in a prearranged ride, includes at least $50,000 per incident medical payments. Describes the relationship between a TNC and a TNC driver for minimum wage and overtime, worker's compensation and occupational diseases compensation, unemployment compensation, and other benefits to an individual based on an employer-employee relationship. Requires a TNC to: (1) maintain records of all amounts paid to its TNC drivers; (2) withhold from amounts paid to a Transportation network companies. Requires that the primary motor vehicle liability insurance coverage for a transportation network company (TNC) driver who is logged on to the TNC's digital network, but is not engaged in a prearranged ride, includes at least $50,000 per incident medical payments. Describes the relationship between a TNC and a TNC driver for minimum wage and overtime, worker's compensation and occupational diseases compensation, unemployment compensation, and other benefits to an individual based on an employer-employee relationship. Requires a TNC to: (1) maintain records of all amounts paid to its TNC drivers; (2) withhold from amounts paid to a TNC driver all federal and state income taxes due as if the TNC driver were an employee of the TNC; and (3) comply with the federal and state income tax laws that apply to the employment relationship as if the TNC were the employer of a TNC driver. Allows an individual TNC driver or a group of TNC drivers to organize into a labor organization or as an association to bargain with a TNC regarding fees, rates, insurance coverage, and other terms and conditions of the TNC-TNC driver relationship. Allows a TNC, or a group of TNC's, to create a pool of TNC drivers in order to provide or administer benefits, such as insurance and health care, without creating a presumption that an employer-employee relationship exists. ... View more