FOX Business host Mike Rowe is shining a vibrant mild on left-wing efforts to limit gig work throughout the nation, highlighting the “struggle on freelance” and its influence on the financial system.
“No one is talking about it, for my part, the manner they need to,” Rowe informed “Fox & Friends” Friday.
“Anybody who’s ever freelance wants to concentrate.”
In 2019, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into legislation California Assembly Bill 5, a controversial laws initially aimed toward ride-sharing companies like Uber and Lyft that killed gig financial system jobs throughout the Golden State.
The legislation, which finally needed to be scaled again, has additionally compelled the state’s 70,000 impartial truck drivers to surrender their companies and discover employment with bigger companies.
“We’re not fairly positive what this is going to imply for the provide chain, however it’s not going to imply something good on a macro stage,” Rowe stated. “On a micro stage, you have obtained guys like Tom Odom… who’s netting six figures a 12 months driving independently. He’s finished. He both quits or strikes to Texas proper now.”
In 2021, a Democratic bill surfaced in Congress that critics argued would crush right-to-work legal guidelines in 27 states with provisions that mirror the California legislation.
The Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act of 2021, supported by labor unions and left-wing socialist teams, handed the House however stays stalled in the Senate.
“This is going to occur over and time and again and time and again,” Rowe warned. “California is in all probability misplaced at this level. But there is a invoice proper now in Congress known as (PRO) Act that may try to do the identical factor throughout the nation.”
Rowe highlighted the dire want for Americans to know the rising threats to the nation’s economic stability.
“We’re a frog in the boiling water in so some ways, and the warmth simply goes up slightly extra and slightly extra and slightly extra,” he stated. “And the subsequent factor you understand, you are accepting issues as dogma.”