On Pie and Regulatory Avoidance
by Jen Longley
May 13, 2019

Beloved local eatery Mission Pie refuses to contract with on-demand delivery services, citing the regulatory labor laws such companies skirt daily which allow them to cut into brick-and-mortar stores’ bottom line. Local Supervisor Aaron Peskin agrees, filing a claim against DoorDash with the Office of Labor Standards Enforcement himself over classifying tips as regular wages.

Mission Local provides a deep dive into the burgeoning large-scale pushback to the gig economy’s regulatory avoidance, including a State Supreme Court ruling and subsequent Sacramento legislation which may codify many ‘gig economy’ workers as employees.